Colorado contains 35 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. University of Denver, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in CO, has a total student population of 11,644 and is the 148th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 law and criminal justice schools in Colorado, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 100 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $66,460. Lawyers in this state earn $123,010/yr and there are 10,590 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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