Waterloo has a general population of 68,747 and an overall student population of 6,825. Approximately 6,321 of Waterloo's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Waterloo's largest criminal justice school is Hawkeye Community College. In 2010, Hawkeye Community College graduated approximately 33 students from its criminal justice program.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Waterloo in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Waterloo was $3,640 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $940 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Waterloo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,580 criminal justice professionals in Iowa. Of these criminal justice professionals, 250 were working in the greater Waterloo area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Waterloo is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Waterloo, you can expect to make an average salary of $26,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.