Lincoln has a total population of 15,369 and a student population of 2,297. Of these students, 1,304 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Lincoln, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Lincoln College. In 2010, Lincoln College graduated approximately 8 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Lincoln's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,000 per year in tuition costs.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,757.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lincoln, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 13,970 criminal justice professionals in Illinois, 2,430 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lincoln is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Lincoln, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,490 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.