New Jersey contains four schools that offer corrections programs. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, the highest-ranking corrections school in NJ, has a total student population of 434 and is the 1071st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 corrections schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ocean County Vocational-Technical School comes out as the most expensive ($14,064/yr), with Raritan Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,843/yr.
Corrections students from New Jersey 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 Jersey alone, there are 1,570 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $59,000. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $62,350/yr and there are 12,430 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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