Garden City has a total population of 21,672 and a student population of 32,176. Of these students, 7,951 are enrolled in schools that offer homeland security programs.
Garden City's largest homeland security school is Adelphi University. In 2010, Adelphi University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in homeland security.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in homeland security from homeland security schools in Garden City in 2010. If you decide to attend a homeland security school in Garden City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,230.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for homeland security related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Garden City-based homeland security schools, you will have an added expense of $10,990 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,730.
Many homeland security graduates choose to work as homeland security professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 homeland security professionals in New York were working in the greater Garden City area. The government projects that the number of homeland security professionals in Garden City will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a homeland security professional in Garden City is $32,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for homeland security professionals.