Clarksdale has a total population of 20,645 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 2,565 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Coahoma Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Clarksdale, based on student population. In 2010, Coahoma Community College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Clarksdale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Clarksdale's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,554 per year in instate tuition and $7,754 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Clarksdale-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $3,514 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,640.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Clarksdale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 criminal justice professionals in Mississippi were working in the greater Clarksdale area. Clarksdale's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Clarksdale, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,870 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.