Fitchburg has a general population of 39,102 and an overall student population of 7,119. Approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Fitchburg, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 45 students from its criminal justice program.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Fitchburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fitchburg's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in instate tuition and $23,500 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Fitchburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Fitchburg-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Fitchburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 22,520 criminal justice professionals in Massachusetts, 150 were working in the greater Fitchburg area. Fitchburg's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% 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 Fitchburg is $24,870 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.
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