Virginia contains 29 schools that offer court reporting programs. James Madison University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in VA, has a total student population of 18,971 and is the 72nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 29 court reporting schools in Virginia, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($36,075/yr), with New River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,925/yr.
Court Reporting students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 2,240 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $39,010. Court reporters in this state earn $45,410/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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