Minnesota contains eleven schools that offer corrections programs. Gustavus Adolphus College, the highest-ranking corrections school in MN, has a total student population of 2,536 and is the 1009th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 corrections schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,850/yr), with Riverland Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,746/yr.
Corrections students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 2,100 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $48,680. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $43,760/yr and there are 4,930 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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