Commerce has a general population of 7,669 and an overall student population of 9,021. Approximately 9,021 of Commerce's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Commerce's largest criminology school is Texas A & M University-Commerce. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Commerce with credentials in criminology.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in criminology from criminology schools in Commerce in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Commerce's criminology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,320 per year in instate tuition and $25,660 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for criminology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Commerce-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Commerce, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 14,890 criminologists in Texas. Of these criminologists, 1,070 were working in the greater Commerce area. The government projects that the number of criminologists in Commerce will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Commerce is $73,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminologists.