East Hartford, CT (population: 51,288) has eight corrections schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a corrections program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Corrections students from East Hartford schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today.
East Hartford lies in Hartford county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area has 562,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $25/hr average worker wage, and a $51,520 average annual salary.
Of the 8 corrections schools with a 100-mile radius of East Hartford, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for corrections students, with Massasoit Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Hartford|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||11.3 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||28.4 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||34.2 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||34.8 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||65.1 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||66.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||68.0 miles|