Bridgeview has a total population of 15,335 and a student population of 1,280. Of these students, 1,195 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Bridgeview, by student population, is Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus. In 2010, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Bridgeview's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Bridgeview, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,940.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Bridgeview.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bridgeview, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 46,890 criminal justice professionals in Illinois. Of these criminal justice professionals, 38,410 were working in the greater Bridgeview area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 11% in Bridgeview. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Bridgeview is $22,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.