Athens has a general population of 13,220 and an overall student population of 1,355. Approximately 1,070 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the largest criminal justice school in Athens, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Tennessee Wesleyan College with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,600 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Athens, your job prospects are average. There were 10,220 criminal justice professionals working in Tennessee and 720 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. Athens's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Athens is $26,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.