Murray has a total population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117. Of these students, 10,071 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Murray, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Murray State University. In 2010, Murray State University graduated approximately 42 students from its criminal justice program.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Murray in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Murray's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,210 per year in instate tuition and $26,470 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Murray. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board at Murray-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Murray after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Murray, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are average. In 2010, of the 6,290 criminal justice professionals in Kentucky, 990 were working in the greater Murray area. Murray's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Murray, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.