With an overall population of 9,859 and a student population of 5,010, approximately 5,010 of Weatherford students attend one of Weatherford's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Weatherford, by student population, is Southwestern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Weatherford's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,212 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Weatherford criminal justice schools was an average of $20,552 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Weatherford-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,084.
If you plan on staying in Weatherford after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Weatherford, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,540 criminal justice professionals in Oklahoma, 390 were working in the greater Weatherford area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Weatherford. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Weatherford, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,410 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.