Minnesota contains 62 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 62 law and criminal justice schools in Minnesota, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy College comes out as the most expensive ($27,263/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 180 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $73,900. Lawyers in this state earn $128,730/yr and there are 9,710 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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