With an overall population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100, approximately 28,987 of Iowa City students attend one of Iowa City's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Iowa City, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is University of Iowa. In 2010, University of Iowa graduated approximately 0 students from its criminal justice program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,438 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Iowa City criminal justice schools was an average of $34,812 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Iowa City. And if you live on campus at one of the Iowa City-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Iowa City, your job prospects are good. There were 6,580 criminal justice professionals working in Iowa and 300 working in the greater Iowa City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Iowa City. This anticipated 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 Iowa City is $19,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.