With an overall population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169, approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls students attend one of Twin Falls's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
College of Southern Idaho is the largest criminal justice school in Twin Falls, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at College of Southern Idaho.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Twin Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's criminal justice schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you plan on staying in Twin Falls after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Twin Falls, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,450 criminal justice professionals in Idaho, 120 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Twin Falls is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Twin Falls is $30,370 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.