Dover, DE has fourteen corrections schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Villanova University, the highest ranked school in this group with a corrections program, has a total student population of 10,375. It is the 805th highest ranked school in the USA and the 67th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Corrections students from Dover 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.
Dover lies in Kent county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Dover area has 59,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,120 average annual salary.
Of the 14 corrections schools with a 100-mile radius of Dover, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($37,065/yr) for corrections students, with Baltimore City Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,851/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dover|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||34.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||37.8 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.2 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||49.9 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||57.5 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||58.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||61.6 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||63.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||69.6 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||70.4 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||71.6 miles|