Iowa contains 35 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in IA, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 law and criminal justice schools in Iowa, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,362/yr), with Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $58,550. Lawyers in this state earn $102,390/yr and there are 2,960 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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