With an overall population of 21,518 and a student population of 4,177, approximately 4,085 of Cumberland students attend one of Cumberland's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Allegany College of Maryland is the largest criminal justice school in Cumberland, based on student population. In 2010, Allegany College of Maryland graduated approximately 32 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Cumberland's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,163 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cumberland criminal justice schools was an average of $19,273 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,823.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Cumberland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 criminal justice professionals in Maryland were working in the greater Cumberland area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Cumberland is expected to increase by 5% 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 Cumberland is $43,220 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.