With an overall population of 32,776 and a student population of 5,854, approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights students attend one of Chicago Heights's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Chicago Heights, by student population, is Prairie State College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Prairie State College.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Chicago Heights in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,228 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Chicago Heights.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 criminal justice professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Chicago Heights area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Chicago Heights is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Chicago Heights is $22,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.