With an overall population of 15,605 and a student population of 2,835, approximately 997 of Waterville students attend one of Waterville's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Waterville's largest criminal justice school is Thomas College. In 2010, Thomas College graduated approximately 17 students from its criminal justice program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Waterville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Waterville was $20,440 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,410 per year, on average, for room and board at Waterville-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,840.
If you plan on staying in Waterville after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Waterville, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. There were 1,350 criminal justice professionals working in Maine and 610 working in the greater Waterville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Waterville will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Waterville is $33,810 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.