Georgia contains 81 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 81 law and criminal justice schools in Georgia, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($37,275/yr), with Middle Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,582/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 90 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $51,210. Lawyers in this state earn $142,930/yr and there are 13,640 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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