Tennessee contains two schools that offer corrections programs. Hiwassee College, the highest-ranking corrections school in TN, has a total student population of 138 and is the 755th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 corrections schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College-Murfreesboro comes out as the most expensive ($25,399/yr), with Hiwassee College as the lowest recorded at only $5,858/yr.
Corrections students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 2,260 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $34,050. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $31,820/yr and there are 9,310 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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