Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has eight law and criminal justice schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a law and criminal justice program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about law and criminal justice programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of law and criminal justice professors at Ohio State University such as Doug Berman, Sanford Caust-Ellenbogen, Martha Chamallas, Daniel Chow, Sarah Cole, and Elizabeth Cooke.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 50 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average salary of $62,590. Lawyers in this area earn $100,040/yr and there are 2,930 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.221 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by lawyers, and 0.051/1000 are held by arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators.
Of the 8 law and criminal justice schools in Columbus, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-Columbus Campus comes out as the most expensive ($28,775/yr) for law and criminal justice students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|