Massachusetts contains 25 schools that offer court reporting programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 court reporting schools in Massachusetts, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Court Reporting students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 1,880 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $38,810. Court reporters in this state earn $57,060/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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