Utah contains 21 schools that offer law and criminal justice programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking law and criminal justice school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 law and criminal justice schools in Utah, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Utah Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,719/yr), with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $5,880/yr.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 30 employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average yearly salary of $36,460. Lawyers in this state earn $120,150/yr and there are 4,270 employed.
Also, within the law and criminal justice schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from law and criminal justice, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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