Long Beach, California has 2 criminal justice schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Long Beach has a total population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287. Of these students, 63,451 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Long Beach, by student population, is California State University-Long Beach. In 2010, California State University-Long Beach graduated approximately 297 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 345 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Long Beach's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Long Beach's criminal justice schools was $20,052 per year for instate students and $31,212 per year for out of state students.
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 Long Beach. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Long Beach-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,002.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Long Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 criminal justice professionals in California were working in the greater Long Beach area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Long Beach will increase by 12% by the year 2018. 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 Long Beach is $23,400 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.
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