With an overall population of 42,762 and a student population of 3,363, approximately 3,363 of Elmhurst students attend one of Elmhurst's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Elmhurst College is the largest criminal justice school in Elmhurst, based on student population. In 2010, Elmhurst College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Elmhurst. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Elmhurst was $27,330 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmhurst-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elmhurst, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 46,890 criminal justice professionals in Illinois, 38,410 were working in the greater Elmhurst area. Elmhurst's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Elmhurst, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.