Mount Vernon has a general population of 14,375 and an overall student population of 2,885. Approximately 2,622 of Mount Vernon's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Mount Vernon, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Mount Vernon's criminal justice schools. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Mount Vernon was $20,330 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Mount Vernon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Vernon-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Mount Vernon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 31,520 criminal justice professionals in Ohio. Of these criminal justice professionals, 500 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Mount Vernon will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Mount Vernon, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.