Louisiana contains three schools that offer corrections programs. Career Technical College, the highest-ranking corrections school in LA, has a total student population of 809 and is the 2609th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 corrections schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,630/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Oakdale Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,093/yr.
Corrections students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 1,420 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $40,570. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $33,440/yr and there are 10,470 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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