Fairbanks has a general population of 30,224 and an overall student population of 9,137. Approximately 9,137 of Fairbanks's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Fairbanks, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is University of Alaska Fairbanks. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Fairbanks's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,742 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fairbanks criminal justice schools was an average of $25,822 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,308.
If you plan on staying in Fairbanks after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Fairbanks, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,250 criminal justice professionals in Alaska, 310 were working in the greater Fairbanks area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Fairbanks. This projected 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 Fairbanks is $29,980 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.
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