Delaware contains four schools that offer criminal justice programs. Wilmington University, the highest-ranking criminal justice school in DE, has a total student population of 9,650 and is the 4170th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 criminal justice schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilmington University comes out as the most expensive ($15,846/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Criminal Justice students from Delaware schools who go on to become criminal justice administrators, public prosecutors, public defenders, judges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,610 people working as criminal justice and law enforcement teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,750. Also, Police and sheriff's patrol officers make on average $55,180 per year and there are about 641,590 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the criminal justice schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from criminal justice, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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