Newport has a general population of 17,048 and an overall student population of 15,498. Approximately 15,378 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Newport, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Northern Kentucky University. In 2010, Northern Kentucky University graduated approximately 86 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 96 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Newport's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend one of Newport's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,509 per year in instate tuition and $23,509 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Newport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,830 criminal justice professionals in Kentucky, 5,650 were working in the greater Newport area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Newport is expected to increase by 12% 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 Newport is $23,300 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.
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