With an overall population of 81,207 and a student population of 15,124, approximately 2,358 of Reading students attend one of Reading's schools that offer criminology programs.
Of the 1 criminology schools in Reading, the largest criminology school, by student population, is Albright College. In 2010, Albright College graduated approximately 23 students from its criminology program.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in criminology from criminology schools in Reading in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminology school in Reading, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,600.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for criminology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Reading-based criminology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many criminology graduates choose to work as criminologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Reading, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,050 criminologists in Pennsylvania. Of these criminologists, 60 were working in the greater Reading area. By the year 2018, the number of criminologists is expected to increase by 15% in Reading. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
As a criminologist in Reading, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminologists in the state.