Eureka has a total population of 26,128 and a student population of 7,708. Of these students, 7,634 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Eureka's largest criminal justice school is College of the Redwoods. In 2010, College of the Redwoods graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Eureka's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of Eureka's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,724 per year in instate tuition and $16,148 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,330 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Eureka. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,558 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,178.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Eureka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1008 criminal justice professionals in California were working in the greater Eureka area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Eureka. This anticipated 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 Eureka is $23,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.