With an overall population of 3,882 and a student population of 7,596, approximately 7,596 of Fulton students attend one of Fulton's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Fulton, by student population, is Itawamba Community College. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Itawamba Community College.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Fulton's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Fulton's criminal justice schools was $9,150 per year for instate students and $10,900 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Fulton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,010 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,490.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fulton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,370 criminal justice professionals in Mississippi. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,050 were working in the greater Fulton area. Fulton's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Fulton, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,220 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.