Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Macomb, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Western Illinois University. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 359 students from its criminal justice program.
A reported 359 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Macomb in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,692 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Macomb criminal justice schools was an average of $25,081 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board at Macomb-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Macomb, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 criminal justice professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Macomb area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Macomb 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 Macomb is $52,490 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.