Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has two corrections schools within its city limits. Coppin State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a corrections program, has a total student population of 3,801. It is the 4644th highest ranked school in the USA and the 59th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Corrections students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,090 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average salary of $52,900. Correctional officers and jailers in this area earn $45,330/yr and there are 5,510 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.377 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by correctional officers and jailers, and 0.862/1000 are held by mental health and substance abuse social workers.
Of the 2 corrections schools in Baltimore, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coppin State University comes out as the most expensive ($7,145/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 Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|