With an overall population of 40,787 and a student population of 5,519, approximately 5,453 of Hutchinson students attend one of Hutchinson's schools that offer homeland security programs.
Of the 1 homeland security schools in Hutchinson, the largest homeland security school, by student population, is Hutchinson Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Hutchinson Community College with credentials in homeland security.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in homeland security from homeland security schools in Hutchinson in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hutchinson's homeland security schools was $12,048 per year for instate students and $13,136 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for homeland security related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hutchinson-based homeland security schools, you will have an added expense of $4,816 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,032.
If you decide to work as a homeland security professional in Hutchinson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,200 homeland security professionals in Kansas. Of these homeland security professionals, 570 were working in the greater Hutchinson area. Hutchinson's homeland security professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a homeland security professional in Hutchinson is $20,520 per year, which is lower than the average for homeland security professionals state-wide.