Rock Springs has a total population of 18,708 and a student population of 4,079. Of these students, 4,079 are enrolled in schools that offer homeland security programs.
Rock Springs's largest homeland security school is Western Wyoming Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Homeland Security program at Western Wyoming Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a homeland security certificate from one of Rock Springs's homeland security schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,852 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rock Springs homeland security schools was an average of $11,116 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for homeland security related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
If you decide to work as a homeland security professional in Rock Springs, your job prospects are average. There were 1,030 homeland security professionals working in Wyoming and 150 working in the greater Rock Springs area in 2010. The number of homeland security professionals in Rock Springs is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
As a homeland security 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 homeland security professionals in the state.