Compton has a general population of 93,493 and an overall student population of 6,776. Approximately 6,691 of Compton's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Compton, by student population, is El Camino College-Compton Center. In 2010, El Camino College-Compton Center graduated approximately 3 students from its criminal justice program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Compton in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Compton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $794.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Compton, your job prospects are good. There were 143,100 criminal justice professionals working in California and 51,240 working in the greater Compton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Compton will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Compton, you can expect to make an average salary of $23,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.