Great Bend has a general population of 15,345 and an overall student population of 4,237. Approximately 4,237 of Great Bend's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Great Bend's largest criminal justice school is Barton County Community College. In 2010, Barton County Community College graduated approximately 9 students from its criminal justice program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Great Bend in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Great Bend's criminal justice schools was $14,006 per year for instate students and $14,552 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,036 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Great Bend, 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 Great Bend area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Great Bend will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Great Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.