Wesson has a general population of 1,693 and an overall student population of 3,740. Approximately 3,740 of Wesson's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Wesson's largest criminal justice school is Copiah-Lincoln Community College. In 2010, Copiah-Lincoln Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Wesson. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Wesson was $1,820 per year, on average.
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 Wesson-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $3,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,285.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wesson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,370 criminal justice professionals in Mississippi, 2,970 were working in the greater Wesson area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Wesson is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Wesson is $20,510 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.