Itta Bena has a total population of 2,208 and a student population of 2,850. Of these students, 2,850 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Itta Bena's largest criminal justice school is Mississippi Valley State University. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Mississippi Valley State University with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 47 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Itta Bena in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,758 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Itta Bena criminal justice schools was an average of $22,341 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,081 per year, on average, for room and board at Itta Bena-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,677.
If you plan on staying in Itta Bena after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Itta Bena, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,260 criminal justice professionals in Mississippi, 1,760 were working in the greater Itta Bena area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 18% in Itta Bena. 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 Itta Bena is $22,870 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.