Oregon contains 27 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Lewis & Clark College, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in OR, has a total student population of 3,523 and is the 127th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 law and criminal justice schools in Oregon, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 130 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $64,650. Lawyers in this state earn $96,560/yr and there are 5,050 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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