Battle Creek has a general population of 53,364 and an overall student population of 6,380. Approximately 5,976 of Battle Creek's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Battle Creek, by student population, is Kellogg Community College. In 2010, Kellogg Community College graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Battle Creek in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,403 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Battle Creek, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 25,130 criminal justice professionals in Michigan. Of these criminal justice professionals, 320 were working in the greater Battle Creek area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Battle Creek will increase by 7% 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 Battle Creek is $24,790 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.