Trenton has a total population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885. Of these students, 6,980 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Trenton's largest criminal justice school is The College of New Jersey. In 2010, The College of New Jersey graduated approximately 51 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Trenton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Trenton's criminal justice schools was $26,218 per year for instate students and $34,904 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,996 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 criminal justice professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Trenton area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Trenton is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Trenton, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,010 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.