Alabama contains 37 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 37 law and criminal justice schools in Alabama, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Mobile comes out as the most expensive ($22,919/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Alabama 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. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 110 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $41,850. Lawyers in this state earn $117,390/yr and there are 5,240 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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