North Carolina contains seven schools that offer corrections programs. Pamlico Community College, the highest-ranking corrections school in NC, has a total student population of 518 and is the 1663rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 corrections schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belmont Abbey College comes out as the most expensive ($22,887/yr), with Pamlico Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,351/yr.
Corrections students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 4,140 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $41,290. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $31,390/yr and there are 16,390 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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