Danbury has a general population of 74,848 and an overall student population of 6,723. Approximately 6,617 of Danbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Western Connecticut State University is the largest criminal justice school in Danbury, based on student population. Approximately 96 students graduated in 2010 from Western Connecticut State University with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Danbury's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of Danbury's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in instate tuition and $31,747 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board at Danbury-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Danbury, your job prospects are not very good. There were 11,370 criminal justice professionals working in Connecticut and 210 working in the greater Danbury area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Danbury. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Danbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.