Gardner has a general population of 20,770 and an overall student population of 4,761. Approximately 4,761 of Gardner's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Gardner, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Mount Wachusett Community College. In 2010, Mount Wachusett Community College graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Gardner in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Gardner was $4,110 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gardner, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 144 criminal justice professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Gardner area. Gardner's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Gardner, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.