Baltimore has a general population of 651,154 and an overall student population of 99,295. Approximately 2,971 of Baltimore's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
The largest criminology school in Baltimore, by student population, is College of Notre Dame of Maryland. In 2010, College of Notre Dame of Maryland graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in criminology.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a criminology degree in Baltimore. If you decide to attend a criminology school in Baltimore, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,250.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminology program in Baltimore. And if you live on campus at one of the Baltimore-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,450.
Many criminology graduates choose to work as criminologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Baltimore, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,950 criminologists in Maryland. Of these criminologists, 1,160 were working in the greater Baltimore area. Baltimore's criminologist workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Baltimore is $52,500 per year, which is higher than the average for criminologists state-wide.