Kinston has a general population of 23,688 and an overall student population of 3,561. Approximately 3,561 of Kinston's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Kinston, by student population, is Lenoir Community College. In 2010, Lenoir Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Kinston's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Kinston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,703.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kinston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,370 criminal justice professionals in North Carolina, 3,070 were working in the greater Kinston area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Kinston is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Kinston, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,580 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.