Mount Pleasant has a general population of 8,751 and an overall student population of 858. Approximately 858 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Iowa Wesleyan College. In 2010, Iowa Wesleyan College graduated approximately 5 students from its criminal justice program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Mount Pleasant in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,000 per year in tuition costs.
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 $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Pleasant after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Mount Pleasant, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 criminal justice professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Mount Pleasant. This anticipated 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 Mount Pleasant is $46,590 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.