Maine contains nine schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in ME, has a total student population of 2,727 and is the 465th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 law and criminal justice schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's College of Maine comes out as the most expensive ($24,897/yr), with Southern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,233/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 60 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $52,670. Lawyers in this state earn $93,620/yr and there are 1,940 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Maine Interesting Facts