Alabama contains 20 schools that offer court reporting programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking court reporting school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 court reporting schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with Gadsden State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,833/yr.
Court Reporting students from Alabama schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 1,070 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $33,150. Court reporters in this state earn $32,510/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Alabama Interesting Facts