Rhode Island contains four schools that offer court reporting programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking court reporting school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 court reporting schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Court Reporting students from Rhode Island 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.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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