Huntsville has a general population of 158,216 and an overall student population of 11,861. Approximately 934 of Huntsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Huntsville, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Virginia College-Huntsville. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia College-Huntsville with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Huntsville in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Huntsville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,712.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Huntsville, your job prospects are average. There were 14,760 criminal justice professionals working in Alabama and 1,650 working in the greater Huntsville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Huntsville will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Huntsville is $22,760 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.