Delaware contains one school that offers corrections programs. Wilmington University has a total student population of 9,650 and is the 4170th highest ranked school in America.
Corrections students from Delaware 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. In fact, in the Delaware alone, there are 620 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $42,370. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $32,180/yr and there are 1,380 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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