Jamaica, NY has one hundred and sixty-one law and criminal justice schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with a law and criminal justice program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about law and criminal justice programs in Jamaica, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of law and criminal justice professors at Yale University such as Bruce Ackerman, Akhil Amar, John Donohue, Dan Esty, and James Van De Velde.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Jamaica 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.
Of the 161 law and criminal justice schools with a 100-mile radius of Jamaica, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr) for law and criminal justice students, with University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus as the lowest, reported at only $5,782/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jamaica|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||2.4 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||3.5 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||5.7 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||7.2 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||7.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||8.2 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||8.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||10.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||13.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||14.4 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||15.0 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||20.0 miles|