With an overall population of 1,832 and a student population of 3,699, approximately 3,699 of Dryden students attend one of Dryden's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Tompkins Cortland Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Dryden, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Tompkins Cortland Community College.
In 2010, 48 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Dryden. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,231 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dryden criminal justice schools was an average of $18,111 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dryden-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,531.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Dryden, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 102,000 criminal justice professionals in New York. Of these criminal justice professionals, 120 were working in the greater Dryden area. Dryden's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Dryden is $54,440 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.