Pennsylvania contains 44 schools that offer court reporting programs. Carnegie Mellon University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in PA, has a total student population of 11,197 and is the 44th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 44 court reporting schools in Pennsylvania, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Court Reporting students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 3,620 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $37,550. Court reporters in this state earn $40,580/yr and there are 850 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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