Alaska contains four schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 law and criminal justice schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charter College comes out as the most expensive ($18,163/yr), with University of Alaska Southeast as the lowest recorded at only $9,482/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Alaska schools who go on to become law and criminal justice professionals, corrections officers, jailers, court reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 556,790 people working as lawyers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $129,020. Also, Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators make on average $63,250 per year and there are about 8,110 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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