Lincoln has a total population of 225,581 and a student population of 41,437. Of these students, 11,556 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Lincoln, by student population, is Southeast Community College Area. In 2010, Southeast Community College Area graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Lincoln in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lincoln's criminal justice schools was $9,828 per year for instate students and $10,301 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,918 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,910.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Lincoln, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,120 criminal justice professionals in Nebraska, 730 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lincoln is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Lincoln is $33,470 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.