Fergus Falls has a general population of 13,471 and an overall student population of 6,732. Approximately 6,732 of Fergus Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is the largest criminal justice school in Fergus Falls, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Fergus Falls. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Fergus Falls was $5,248 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fergus Falls-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,248.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Fergus Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,030 criminal justice professionals in Minnesota. Of these criminal justice professionals, 470 were working in the greater Fergus Falls area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 13% in Fergus Falls. 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 Fergus Falls is $22,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.