West Burlington has a general population of 3,161 and an overall student population of 3,754. Approximately 3,754 of West Burlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Southeastern Community College is the largest criminal justice school in West Burlington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Southeastern Community College.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of West Burlington's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of West Burlington's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,614 per year in instate tuition and $11,764 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $940 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Burlington-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,304.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Burlington, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,470 criminal justice professionals working in Iowa and 1,010 working in the greater West Burlington area in 2010. West Burlington's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in West Burlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.