Tennessee contains 41 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Martin Methodist College, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in TN, has a total student population of 1,001 and is the 354th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 law and criminal justice schools in Tennessee, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($26,443/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 50 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $45,050. Lawyers in this state earn $117,400/yr and there are 6,000 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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