Montana contains six schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 law and criminal justice schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Great Falls comes out as the most expensive ($21,657/yr), with Dawson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,830/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Montana 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.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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