Marshalltown has a general population of 26,009 and an overall student population of 2,184. Approximately 2,156 of Marshalltown's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Marshalltown Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Marshalltown, based on student population. In 2010, Marshalltown Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its criminal justice program.
Tuition in 2009 at Marshalltown's criminal justice schools was $14,872 per year for instate students and $15,112 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Marshalltown-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,472.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Marshalltown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 criminal justice professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Marshalltown area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Marshalltown 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 Marshalltown is $46,590 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.