Searcy has a general population of 18,928 and an overall student population of 6,590. Approximately 6,484 of Searcy's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Harding University is the largest criminal justice school in Searcy, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Harding University.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Searcy. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Searcy was $13,580 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Searcy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Searcy, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 86 criminal justice professionals in Arkansas were working in the greater Searcy area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Searcy will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Searcy is $27,450 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.