Somerville has a total population of 12,423 and a student population of 7,888. Of these students, 7,888 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Somerville, by student population, is Raritan Valley Community College. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from Raritan Valley Community College with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Somerville's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,803 per year in tuition costs.
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 criminal justice program in Somerville.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Somerville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,700 criminal justice professionals in New Jersey, 6,970 were working in the greater Somerville area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 4% in Somerville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Somerville, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,810 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.