New Hampshire contains two schools that offer corrections programs. Southern New Hampshire University, the highest-ranking corrections school in NH, has a total student population of 7,119 and is the 605th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 corrections schools in New Hampshire, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern New Hampshire University comes out as the most expensive ($23,655/yr), with Hesser College as the lowest recorded at only $22,679/yr.
Corrections students from New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire alone, there are 500 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $40,310. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $38,480/yr and there are 980 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in New Hampshire, the average student population is 1,667 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 1118 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,808 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,614, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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