Athens has a total population of 18,967 and a student population of 3,511. Of these students, 3,511 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Athens's largest criminal justice school is Athens State University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Athens State University.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Athens in 2010.
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. In 2010, there were 14,760 criminal justice professionals in Alabama. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,650 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Athens is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Athens is $22,760 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.