Estherville has a general population of 6,656 and an overall student population of 3,201. Approximately 3,201 of Estherville's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Estherville, by student population, is Iowa Lakes Community College. In 2010, Iowa Lakes Community College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Estherville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,952 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Estherville criminal justice schools was an average of $14,016 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,102.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Estherville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,470 criminal justice professionals working in Iowa and 390 working in the greater Estherville area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Estherville is expected to 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 Estherville is $44,840 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.