Dayton has a general population of 166,179 and an overall student population of 59,378. Approximately 17,558 of Dayton's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
The largest criminology school in Dayton, by student population, is Wright State University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 49 students graduated from the Criminology program at Wright State University-Main Campus.
A total of 49 students graduated with credentials in criminology from criminology schools in Dayton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dayton's criminology schools was $23,640 per year for instate students and $30,702 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,836 for criminology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,590 per year, on average, for room and board at Dayton-based criminology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,096.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Dayton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,750 criminologists in Ohio, 180 were working in the greater Dayton area. The government projects that the number of criminologists in Dayton will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
As a criminologist in Dayton, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminologists in the state.