Arkansas contains 34 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 law and criminal justice schools in Arkansas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,843/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $62,500. Lawyers in this state earn $100,620/yr and there are 2,440 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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