The largest criminal justice school in Hamden, by student population, is Quinnipiac University. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Hamden in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Hamden was $32,400 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Hamden. And if you live on campus at one of the Hamden-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Hamden, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,370 criminal justice professionals in Connecticut. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,260 were working in the greater Hamden area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Hamden is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Hamden, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.