Reno has a total population of 180,480 and a student population of 30,362. Of these students, 16,875 are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Of the 1 criminology schools in Reno, the largest criminology school, by student population, is University of Nevada-Reno. Approximately 114 students graduated in 2010 from University of Nevada-Reno with credentials in criminology.
A total of 114 students graduated with credentials in criminology from criminology schools in Reno in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,345 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Reno criminology schools was an average of $32,685 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminology program in Reno. And if you live on campus at one of the Reno-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,095.
If you plan on staying in Reno after graduating from criminology school, you should know that job prospects for criminologists in Reno, which is the most popular criminology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 610 criminologists in Nevada, 110 were working in the greater Reno area. Reno's criminologist workforce is projected to increase by 8% 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 Reno is $81,410 per year, which is higher than the average for criminologists state-wide.