Alva has a total population of 5,288 and a student population of 2,245. Of these students, 2,210 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Alva's largest criminal justice school is Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Northwestern Oklahoma State University with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Alva in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,647 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Alva criminal justice schools was an average of $18,878 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Alva. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Alva, your job prospects are good. There were 6,540 criminal justice professionals working in Oklahoma and 770 working in the greater Alva area in 2010. Alva's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Alva, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,490 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.