Augusta has a general population of 18,560 and an overall student population of 5,054. Approximately 5,054 of Augusta's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
University of Maine at Augusta is the largest criminal justice school in Augusta, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at University of Maine at Augusta.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Augusta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,855 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,040 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Augusta, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,350 criminal justice professionals in Maine. Of these criminal justice professionals, 610 were working in the greater Augusta area. Augusta's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Augusta, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.