Avon Park has a general population of 8,542 and an overall student population of 2,902. Approximately 2,902 of Avon Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Avon Park's largest criminal justice school is South Florida Community College. In 2010, approximately 62 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at South Florida Community College.
A reported 129 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Avon Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,489 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Avon Park criminal justice schools was an average of $16,589 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $947 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,384.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Avon Park, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 35,090 criminal justice professionals in Florida. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,320 were working in the greater Avon Park area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to decrease by 0% in Avon Park. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Avon Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,880 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.