With an overall population of 188,856 and a student population of 18,885, approximately 18,410 of Modesto students attend one of Modesto's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Modesto, by student population, is Modesto Junior College. In 2010, Modesto Junior College graduated approximately 56 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 56 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Modesto in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $670 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Modesto, your job prospects are good. There were 143,100 criminal justice professionals working in California and 740 working in the greater Modesto area in 2010. Modesto's criminal justice professional workforce is projected 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 Modesto is $20,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.