Connecticut contains 28 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 law and criminal justice schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 90 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $71,910. Lawyers in this state earn $126,390/yr and there are 7,500 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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