Monterey Park has a total population of 60,051 and a student population of 35,717. Of these students, 35,717 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Monterey Park, by student population, is East Los Angeles College. In 2010, East Los Angeles College graduated approximately 737 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 799 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Monterey Park's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $722 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Monterey Park, your job prospects are good. There were 143,100 criminal justice professionals working in California and 51,240 working in the greater Monterey Park area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Monterey Park will 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 Monterey Park is $23,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.