With an overall population of 21,530 and a student population of 1,831, approximately 1,772 of El Dorado students attend one of El Dorado's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
El Dorado's largest criminal justice school is South Arkansas Community College. In 2010, South Arkansas Community College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in El Dorado in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in El Dorado was $1,792 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,906 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in El Dorado after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in El Dorado, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. There were 5,140 criminal justice professionals working in Arkansas and 970 working in the greater El Dorado area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 30% in El Dorado. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in El Dorado is $29,170 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.