Arkansas City has a general population of 11,963 and an overall student population of 4,003. Approximately 4,003 of Arkansas City's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Arkansas City, by student population, is Cowley County Community College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Cowley County Community College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Arkansas City's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of Arkansas City's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,718 per year in instate tuition and $11,237 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arkansas City-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,300 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,418.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Arkansas City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,730 criminal justice professionals in Kansas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,570 were working in the greater Arkansas City area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Arkansas City. 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 Arkansas City is $28,610 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.