There are 2 criminology schools in Columbus, Ohio. With an overall population of 711,470 and a student population of 105,745, approximately 58,554 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer criminology programs.
The largest criminology school in Columbus, by student population, is Ohio State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Ohio State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 161 students with credentials in criminology.
In 2010, 180 students graduated with a criminology degree from one of Columbus's criminology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,719 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Columbus criminology schools was an average of $38,505 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,220 for criminology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Columbus-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,064 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,720.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Columbus, your job prospects are average. There were 3,270 criminologists working in Ohio and 370 working in the greater Columbus area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminologists in Columbus will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
As a criminologist in Columbus, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,370 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminologists in the state.
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