With an overall population of 149,222 and a student population of 8,984, approximately 8,883 of Paterson students attend one of Paterson's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Passaic County Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Paterson, based on student population. In 2010, Passaic County Community College graduated approximately 24 students from its criminal justice program.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Paterson in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Paterson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,584.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Paterson after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Paterson, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. There were 40,700 criminal justice professionals working in New Jersey and 75,080 working in the greater Paterson area in 2010. Paterson's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to 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 Paterson is $26,220 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.