West Long Branch has a total population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499. Of these students, 6,499 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in West Long Branch, by student population, is Monmouth University. Approximately 79 students graduated in 2010 from Monmouth University with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 79 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in West Long Branch in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in West Long Branch was $25,014 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in West Long Branch. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 criminal justice professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater West Long Branch area. West Long Branch's criminal justice professional workforce is projected 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 West Long Branch is $24,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.
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