North Dakota contains nine schools that offer criminal justice programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking criminal justice school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 criminal justice schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jamestown College comes out as the most expensive ($14,473/yr), with Sitting Bull College as the lowest recorded at only $938/yr.
Criminal Justice students from North Dakota 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. In fact, in the North Dakota alone, there are employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average yearly salary of $42,660. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this state earn $58,140/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the criminal justice schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from criminal justice, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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