New York contains 117 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 117 law and criminal justice schools in New York, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr), with Touro College as the lowest recorded at only $4,470/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 580 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $72,400. Lawyers in this state earn $152,710/yr and there are 66,880 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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