With an overall population of 8,511 and a student population of 2,732, approximately 2,732 of Johnstown students attend one of Johnstown's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Fulton-Montgomery Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Johnstown, based on student population. In 2010, Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Johnstown. Tuition in 2009 at Johnstown's criminal justice schools was $14,738 per year for instate students and $17,932 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Johnstown. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnstown-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $8,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,238.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Johnstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 37,040 criminal justice professionals in New York. Of these criminal justice professionals, 4,060 were working in the greater Johnstown area. Johnstown's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Johnstown is $57,950 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.