Olathe has a total population of 92,962 and a student population of 1,976. Of these students, 1,778 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Olathe, by student population, is MidAmerica Nazarene University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at MidAmerica Nazarene University.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Olathe. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Olathe, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,146.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,180 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Olathe. And if you live on campus at one of the Olathe-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Olathe, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 criminal justice professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Olathe area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Olathe will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Olathe, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.