Highland has a general population of 976 and an overall student population of 3,698. Approximately 3,698 of Highland's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Highland's largest criminal justice school is Highland Community College. In 2010, Highland Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Highland's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of Highland's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,485 per year in instate tuition and $11,015 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $420 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,480 per year, on average, for room and board at Highland-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,635.
If you plan on staying in Highland after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Highland, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. There were 4,730 criminal justice professionals working in Kansas and 440 working in the greater Highland area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Highland is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. 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 Highland is $27,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.