Wisconsin contains five schools that offer corrections programs. Moraine Park Technical College, the highest-ranking corrections school in WI, has a total student population of 8,466 and is the 3757th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 corrections schools in Wisconsin, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rasmussen College-Green Bay comes out as the most expensive ($17,488/yr), with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,170/yr.
Corrections students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 3,170 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $41,030. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $43,680/yr and there are 7,340 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from corrections, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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