With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Athens, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio University-Main Campus with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Athens. If you decide to attend one of Athens's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,905 per year in instate tuition and $31,869 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $873 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Athens. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 31,520 criminal justice professionals in Ohio. Of these criminal justice professionals, 260 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Athens is expected to increase by 3% 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 Athens is $24,960 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.