Columbus has a general population of 39,059 and an overall student population of 4,917. Approximately 4,647 of Columbus's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Columbus, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Columbus. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Columbus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 365 criminal justice professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Columbus area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Columbus. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Columbus is $23,490 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.