Ohio contains 135 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 135 law and criminal justice schools in Ohio, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr), with Polaris Career Center as the lowest recorded at only $3,806/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 180 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $64,920. Lawyers in this state earn $105,520/yr and there are 14,960 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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