Helena has a general population of 6,323 and an overall student population of 2,282. Approximately 2,282 of Helena's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Helena, by student population, is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas. In 2010, Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Helena's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Helena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,030.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Helena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 criminal justice professionals in Arkansas were working in the greater Helena area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Helena will increase by 30% by the year 2018. 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 Helena is $32,370 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.
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