Carbondale has a total population of 20,681 and a student population of 20,350. Of these students, 20,350 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Carbondale's largest criminal justice school is Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In 2010, approximately 118 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
A reported 118 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Carbondale in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carbondale's criminal justice schools was $21,913 per year for instate students and $32,848 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Carbondale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,082 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Carbondale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 13,970 criminal justice professionals in Illinois, 1,590 were working in the greater Carbondale area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Carbondale will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Carbondale is $53,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.