Cape Girardeau has a general population of 35,349 and an overall student population of 11,861. Approximately 10,801 of Cape Girardeau's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Cape Girardeau's largest criminal justice school is Southeast Missouri State University. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Southeast Missouri State University.
A reported 66 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Cape Girardeau in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,435 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cape Girardeau criminal justice schools was an average of $21,070 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $447 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board at Cape Girardeau-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Cape Girardeau, your job prospects are not very good. The number of criminal justice professionals in Cape Girardeau is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.