With an overall population of 11,917 and a student population of 6,854, approximately 5,175 of Bemidji students attend one of Bemidji's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Bemidji, by student population, is Bemidji State University. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from Bemidji State University with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Bemidji's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $7,202 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board at Bemidji-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bemidji, your job prospects are good. There were 13,030 criminal justice professionals working in Minnesota and 470 working in the greater Bemidji area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Bemidji. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Bemidji is $22,140 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.