Kansas contains eight schools that offer corrections programs. Emporia State University, the highest-ranking corrections school in KS, has a total student population of 6,314 and is the 2637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 corrections schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($19,498/yr), with Independence Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,933/yr.
Corrections students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 870 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $37,780. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $32,060/yr and there are 4,700 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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