With an overall population of 16,543 and a student population of 1,779, approximately 1,779 of Bethpage students attend one of Bethpage's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Bethpage's largest criminal justice school is Briarcliffe College. In 2010, approximately 108 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Briarcliffe College.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Bethpage. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,392 per year in tuition costs.
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 Bethpage. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $22,869.
If you plan on staying in Bethpage after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Bethpage, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 102,000 criminal justice professionals in New York. Of these criminal justice professionals, 11,360 were working in the greater Bethpage area. Bethpage's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Bethpage is $32,080 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.