The largest criminal justice school in Summerdale, by student population, is Central Penn College and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2010, Central Penn College graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Summerdale. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Summerdale was $13,845 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Summerdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,285 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,245.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Summerdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 39,000 criminal justice professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these criminal justice professionals, 2,250 were working in the greater Summerdale area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Summerdale will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Summerdale is $24,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.