Missouri contains 69 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Webster University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in MO, has a total student population of 19,372 and is the 177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 69 law and criminal justice schools in Missouri, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied College North comes out as the most expensive ($45,104/yr), with Mineral Area College as the lowest recorded at only $4,554/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 100 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $70,230. Lawyers in this state earn $112,380/yr and there are 9,610 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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