Arizona contains 40 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 40 law and criminal justice schools in Arizona, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Phoenix comes out as the most expensive ($43,008/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 180 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $56,260. Lawyers in this state earn $112,870/yr and there are 8,660 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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