Brainerd has a general population of 13,178 and an overall student population of 4,206. Approximately 4,206 of Brainerd's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Brainerd's largest criminal justice school is Central Lakes College-Brainerd. In 2010, Central Lakes College-Brainerd graduated approximately 27 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Brainerd. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Brainerd was $5,019 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 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 Brainerd, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 criminal justice professionals in Minnesota were working in the greater Brainerd area. Brainerd's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Brainerd is $22,140 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.