Georgia contains eight schools that offer juvenile justice programs. Thomas University, the highest-ranking juvenile justice school in GA, has a total student population of 723 and is the 1733rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 juvenile justice schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,211/yr), with Albany State University as the lowest recorded at only $7,955/yr.
Juvenile Justice students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 3,910 employed probation officers and correctional treatment specialists earning an average yearly salary of $36,380. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in this state earn $92,430/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the juvenile justice schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from juvenile justice, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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