College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Of the 1 criminology schools in College Park, the largest criminology school, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, approximately 518 students graduated from the Criminology program at University of Maryland-College Park.
In 2010, 518 students graduated with a criminology degree from one of College Park's criminology schools. If you decide to attend one of College Park's criminology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,025 for criminology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the College Park-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in College Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,400 criminologists in Maryland. Of these criminologists, 4,490 were working in the greater College Park area. By the year 2018, the number of criminologists is expected to increase by 18% in College Park. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in College Park is $112,220 per year, which is higher than the average for criminologists state-wide.