Caldwell has a general population of 7,584 and an overall student population of 2,284. Approximately 2,284 of Caldwell's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Caldwell College is the largest criminal justice school in Caldwell, based on student population. In 2010, Caldwell College graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Caldwell. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,600 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Caldwell-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $10,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,600.
If you plan on staying in Caldwell after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Caldwell, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,700 criminal justice professionals in New Jersey, 12,860 were working in the greater Caldwell area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Caldwell will increase by 4% 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 Caldwell is $29,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.