Maryland contains 32 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Goucher College, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in MD, has a total student population of 2,279 and is the 233rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 32 law and criminal justice schools in Maryland, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,492/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 190 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $59,120. Lawyers in this state earn $129,240/yr and there are 10,420 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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