Rhode Island contains nine schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 law and criminal justice schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $49,090. Lawyers in this state earn $117,490/yr and there are 1,880 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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