South Carolina contains three schools that offer juvenile justice programs. Bob Jones University, the highest-ranking juvenile justice school in SC, has a total student population of 3,956 and is the 2593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 juvenile justice schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University comes out as the most expensive ($22,810/yr), with Coker College as the lowest recorded at only $11,515/yr.
Juvenile Justice students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 660 employed probation officers and correctional treatment specialists earning an average yearly salary of $41,560. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in this state earn $75,690/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the juvenile justice schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from juvenile justice, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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