Potsdam has a general population of 9,425 and an overall student population of 7,486. Approximately 4,299 of Potsdam's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Potsdam, by student population, is SUNY College at Potsdam. In 2010, SUNY College at Potsdam graduated approximately 6 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Potsdam. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,494 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Potsdam criminal justice schools was an average of $26,394 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,570 per year, on average, for room and board at Potsdam-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,724.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Potsdam, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 37,040 criminal justice professionals in New York, 4,060 were working in the greater Potsdam area. Potsdam's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% 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 Potsdam is $57,950 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.