Fargo, ND (population: 95,232) has one corrections school within its city limits. Rasmussen College-Fargo has a total student population of 1,829. It is the 4516th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of North Dakota (#1 is University of Mary).
Corrections students from Fargo 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 Fargo-MN area alone, there are 160 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average salary of $39,170. Correctional officers and jailers in this area earn $37,500/yr and there are ** employed.
Fargo lies in Cass county, which is one of the 32 counties in North Dakota. Overall, the Fargo-MN area has 120,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $17.77/hr average worker wage, and a $36,960 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Fargo are held by correctional officers and jailers, and 1.311/1000 are held by mental health and substance abuse social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rasmussen College-Fargo ends up costing a student $13,017/yr.