Delaware contains eight schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 law and criminal justice schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Widener University-Delaware Campus comes out as the most expensive ($19,997/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 40 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $44,930. Lawyers in this state earn $152,300/yr and there are 2,370 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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