West Palm Beach has a general population of 82,103 and an overall student population of 7,495. Approximately 2,542 of West Palm Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Lincoln College of Technology is the largest criminal justice school in West Palm Beach, based on student population. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Lincoln College of Technology with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in West Palm Beach. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in West Palm Beach, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,536.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Palm Beach, your job prospects are not very good. There were 81,460 criminal justice professionals working in Florida and 8,880 working in the greater West Palm Beach area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in West Palm Beach is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in West Palm Beach, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.