Rock Springs has a general population of 18,708 and an overall student population of 4,079. Approximately 4,079 of Rock Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Rock Springs's largest criminal justice school is Western Wyoming Community College. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Western Wyoming Community College with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Rock Springs's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of Rock Springs's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $7,852 per year in instate tuition and $11,116 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Rock Springs. And if you live on campus at one of the Rock Springs-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Rock Springs, your job prospects are average. There were 1,030 criminal justice professionals working in Wyoming and 150 working in the greater Rock Springs area in 2010. Rock Springs's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Rock Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.