Michigan contains 68 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 68 law and criminal justice schools in Michigan, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dorsey Business Schools comes out as the most expensive ($24,041/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 270 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $62,250. Lawyers in this state earn $113,930/yr and there are 13,290 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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