Ashland has a general population of 21,981 and an overall student population of 4,419. Approximately 4,419 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Ashland Community and Technical College is the largest criminal justice school in Ashland, based on student population. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Ashland Community and Technical College with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Ashland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Ashland was $3,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Ashland after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Ashland, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 criminal justice professionals in Kentucky were working in the greater Ashland area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Ashland is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Ashland is $17,790 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.