With an overall population of 3,070 and a student population of 3,211, approximately 3,211 of Granite Falls students attend one of Granite Falls's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Granite Falls, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Minnesota West Community and Technical College. In 2010, Minnesota West Community and Technical College graduated approximately 8 students from its criminal justice program.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Granite Falls in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Granite Falls was $4,939 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. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Granite Falls-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,047.
If you plan on staying in Granite Falls after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Granite Falls, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. In 2010, of the 13,030 criminal justice professionals in Minnesota, 270 were working in the greater Granite Falls area. Granite Falls's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Granite Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,390 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.