Texas contains 133 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. Texas Christian University, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in TX, has a total student population of 8,853 and is the 142nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 133 law and criminal justice schools in Texas, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers comes out as the most expensive ($33,588/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 410 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $52,490. Lawyers in this state earn $130,850/yr and there are 32,950 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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