With an overall population of 23,682 and a student population of 8,873, approximately 8,814 of Russellville students attend one of Russellville's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Arkansas Tech University is the largest criminal justice school in Russellville, based on student population. Approximately 75 students graduated in 2010 from Arkansas Tech University with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 79 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Russellville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,688 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Russellville criminal justice schools was an average of $17,696 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,380 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Russellville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board at Russellville-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Russellville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 86 criminal justice professionals in Arkansas were working in the greater Russellville area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 30% in Russellville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Russellville, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,450 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.