Billings has a general population of 89,847 and an overall student population of 6,086. Approximately 3,635 of Billings's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Billings, by student population, is Montana State University-Billings. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Montana State University-Billings.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Billings. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,207 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Billings criminal justice schools was an average of $25,648 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Billings. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Billings, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,710 criminal justice professionals in Montana, 300 were working in the greater Billings area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Billings is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Billings, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,300 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.