With an overall population of 143,072 and a student population of 49,883, approximately 13,294 of Irvine students attend one of Irvine's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Irvine, by student population, is Irvine Valley College. In 2010, Irvine Valley College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Irvine in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Irvine was $658 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Irvine.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Irvine, your job prospects are good. There were 143,100 criminal justice professionals working in California and 10,340 working in the greater Irvine area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Irvine is expected to increase by 12% 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 Irvine is $24,760 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.