Norwich, CT has six 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 Norwich 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.
Norwich lies in New London county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Norwich-New London-RI area has 134,150 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,520 average annual salary.
Of the 6 corrections schools with a 100-mile radius of Norwich, only 2 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 Norwich|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||19.6 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||32.5 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||36.8 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.6 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||41.7 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||46.2 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||49.3 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||51.6 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||57.8 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||59.5 miles|