Florida contains 118 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 118 law and criminal justice schools in Florida, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Florida Institute comes out as the most expensive ($38,962/yr), with Washington-Holmes Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $875/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $45,690. Lawyers in this state earn $113,380/yr and there are 38,740 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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