Farmingdale has a general population of 8,399 and an overall student population of 6,988. Approximately 6,988 of Farmingdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Farmingdale's largest criminal justice school is Farmingdale State College. In 2010, Farmingdale State College graduated approximately 36 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Farmingdale. Tuition in 2009 at Farmingdale's criminal justice schools was $19,968 per year for instate students and $27,868 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,245 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Farmingdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 102,000 criminal justice professionals in New York, 11,360 were working in the greater Farmingdale area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Farmingdale. 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 Farmingdale is $32,080 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.