District Of Columbia contains eight schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 law and criminal justice schools in District Of Columbia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 140 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $76,640. Lawyers in this state earn $156,750/yr and there are 28,440 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.