Louisiana contains 41 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 law and criminal justice schools in Louisiana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $47,260. Lawyers in this state earn $94,450/yr and there are 7,300 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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