Cleveland has a general population of 478,403 and an overall student population of 72,373. Approximately 16,216 of Cleveland's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Of the 1 criminology schools in Cleveland, the largest criminology school, by student population, is Cleveland State University. In 2010, Cleveland State University graduated approximately 30 students from its criminology program.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in criminology from criminology schools in Cleveland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cleveland's criminology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,300 per year in instate tuition and $25,043 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminology program in Cleveland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,250 per year, on average, for room and board at Cleveland-based criminology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,070.
Many criminology graduates choose to work as criminologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cleveland, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,750 criminologists working in Ohio and 680 working in the greater Cleveland area in 2010. Cleveland's criminologist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Cleveland is $71,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminologists.