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Criminal Justice Schools in Poughkeepsie, New York

Criminal Justice Schools in Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, New York has 2 criminal justice schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Poughkeepsie has a total population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858. Of these students, 16,002 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.

Poughkeepsie's largest criminal justice school is Dutchess Community College. In 2010, Dutchess Community College graduated approximately 83 students from its criminal justice program.

A reported 134 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,962.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,287 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Poughkeepsie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,820.

Criminal Justice Salaries and Career Outlook in Poughkeepsie

Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 criminal justice professionals in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Poughkeepsie will 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 Poughkeepsie is $27,660 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Criminal Justice Degree in Poughkeepsie
  • Associates Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Classes
  • Criminal Justice Courses
  • Criminal Justice Training

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  1. 1Dutchess Community CollegeDutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Marist CollegeMarist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree