With an overall population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828, approximately 5,781 of Camden students attend one of Camden's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Camden, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Rutgers University-Camden. In 2010, Rutgers University-Camden graduated approximately 68 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Camden's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Camden's criminal justice schools was $25,262 per year for instate students and $35,894 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,431 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Camden. And if you live on campus at one of the Camden-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Camden, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,700 criminal justice professionals in New Jersey, 3,570 were working in the greater Camden area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Camden is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Camden is $25,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.