With an overall population of 61,821 and a student population of 7,941, approximately 5,191 of Schenectady students attend one of Schenectady's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Schenectady County Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Schenectady, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 56 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Schenectady County Community College.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Schenectady's criminal justice schools. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Schenectady was $3,402 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Schenectady, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 criminal justice professionals in New York were working in the greater Schenectady area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Schenectady will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Schenectady, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,500 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.