Storm Lake has a total population of 10,076 and a student population of 2,671. Of these students, 2,647 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Storm Lake's largest criminal justice school is Buena Vista University. In 2010, Buena Vista University graduated approximately 53 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 53 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Storm Lake's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,540 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,292 per year, on average, for room and board at Storm Lake-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Storm Lake after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Storm Lake, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,470 criminal justice professionals in Iowa. Of these criminal justice professionals, 390 were working in the greater Storm Lake area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Storm Lake is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Storm Lake, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,840 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.