North Dakota contains three schools that offer corrections programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking corrections school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 corrections schools in North Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jamestown College comes out as the most expensive ($14,473/yr), with Minot State University as the lowest recorded at only $12,146/yr.
Corrections students from North Dakota 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 Dakota alone, there are 380 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $36,500. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $32,310/yr and there are 580 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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