Kansas City has a total population of 146,866 and a student population of 7,938. Of these students, 7,137 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Kansas City Kansas Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Kansas City, based on student population. In 2010, Kansas City Kansas Community College graduated approximately 9 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Kansas City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,770 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $920 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Kansas City.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Kansas City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,200 criminal justice professionals in Kansas, 6,540 were working in the greater Kansas City area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Kansas City is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Kansas City is $24,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.