Kentucky contains three schools that offer juvenile justice programs. Eastern Kentucky University, the highest-ranking juvenile justice school in KY, has a total student population of 16,268 and is the 2402nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 juvenile justice schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($16,773/yr), with Eastern Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $10,033/yr.
Juvenile Justice students from Kentucky 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.
Also, within the juvenile justice schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from juvenile justice, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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