With an overall population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770, approximately 5,770 of West Haven students attend one of West Haven's schools that offer homeland security programs.
University of New Haven is the largest homeland security school in West Haven, based on student population. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from University of New Haven with credentials in homeland security.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in homeland security from homeland security schools in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to attend a homeland security school in West Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,470.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for homeland security related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board at West Haven-based homeland security schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you plan on staying in West Haven after graduating from homeland security school, you should know that job prospects for homeland security professionals in West Haven, which is the most popular homeland security profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,370 homeland security professionals in Connecticut. Of these homeland security professionals, 1,260 were working in the greater West Haven area. The government projects that the number of homeland security professionals in West Haven will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
As a homeland security professional in West Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for homeland security professionals in the state.