Alabama contains two schools that offer juvenile justice programs. University of Alabama at Birmingham, the highest-ranking juvenile justice school in AL, has a total student population of 16,874 and is the 2390th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 juvenile justice schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Huntsville comes out as the most expensive ($16,538/yr), with University of Alabama at Birmingham as the lowest recorded at only $11,131/yr.
Juvenile Justice students from Alabama schools who go on to become juvenile justice professionals, public prosecutors, public defenders, juvenile prosecutors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,140 people working as administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $87,620. Also, Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make on average $50,500 per year and there are about 92,910 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 900 employed probation officers and correctional treatment specialists earning an average yearly salary of $44,230. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in this state earn $116,460/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the juvenile justice schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from juvenile justice, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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