Ashland has a total population of 21,249 and a student population of 6,403. Of these students, 6,300 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Ashland University is the largest criminal justice school in Ashland, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Ashland University with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Ashland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,646 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ashland-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $9,352 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 50 criminal justice professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Ashland area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Ashland is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Ashland, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.