Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has one corrections school within its city limits. Brown Mackie College-Louisville has a total student population of 1,536. It is the 4812th highest ranked school in the USA and the 73rd highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Corrections students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 540 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average salary of $39,720. Correctional officers and jailers in this area earn $29,100/yr and there are 1,520 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.560 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by correctional officers and jailers, and 0.916/1000 are held by mental health and substance abuse social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Louisville ends up costing a student $16,773/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|