Kansas contains 35 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 law and criminal justice schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benedictine College comes out as the most expensive ($20,991/yr), with Cloud County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,858/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 90 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $53,180. Lawyers in this state earn $99,350/yr and there are 3,730 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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