If you are interested in pursuing criminology, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 criminology schools in Springfield, Missouri. With an overall population of 151,580 and a student population of 44,963, approximately 25,860 of Springfield students attend one of Springfield's schools that offer criminology programs.
The largest criminology school in Springfield, by student population, is Missouri State University. In 2010, Missouri State University graduated approximately 90 students from its criminology program.
In 2010, 103 students graduated with a criminology degree in Springfield. Tuition in 2009 at Springfield's criminology schools was $23,248 per year for instate students and $25,888 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminology program in Springfield. And if you live on campus at one of the Springfield-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,415.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Springfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 criminologists in Missouri were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of criminologists in Springfield is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Springfield is $80,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminologists.
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