With an overall population of 32,427 and a student population of 19,692, approximately 14,955 of Mankato students attend one of Mankato's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Minnesota State University-Mankato is the largest criminal justice school in Mankato, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 89 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
A total of 140 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Mankato in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,601 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mankato criminal justice schools was an average of $22,033 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $856 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
If you plan on staying in Mankato after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Mankato, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. There were 5,320 criminal justice professionals working in Minnesota and 650 working in the greater Mankato area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 4% in Mankato. 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 Mankato is $41,730 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.
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