Athens has a total population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647. Of these students, 22,647 are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Athens's largest criminology school is Ohio University-Main Campus. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in criminology.
A reported 45 students graduated with credentials in criminology in Athens in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,905 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Athens criminology schools was an average of $31,869 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $873 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminology program in Athens. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from criminology school, you should know that job prospects for criminologists in Athens, which is the most popular criminology profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 criminologists in Ohio were working in the greater Athens area. Athens's criminologist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Athens is $48,410 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminologists.