Arkansas contains three schools that offer juvenile justice programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking juvenile justice school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 juvenile justice schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, NorthWest Arkansas Community College comes out as the most expensive ($14,037/yr), with Arkansas State University-Beebe as the lowest recorded at only $6,687/yr.
Juvenile Justice students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 890 employed probation officers and correctional treatment specialists earning an average yearly salary of $32,300. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in this state earn $86,100/yr and there are 90 employed.
Also, within the juvenile justice schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from juvenile justice, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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