Lafayette has a general population of 56,397 and an overall student population of 8,003. Approximately 7,407 of Lafayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Lafayette, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette graduated approximately 40 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Lafayette in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Lafayette was $3,090 per year, on average.
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 Lafayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,140 criminal justice professionals in Indiana. Of these criminal justice professionals, 200 were working in the greater Lafayette area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lafayette is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Lafayette, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.