Edmond has a total population of 68,315 and a student population of 18,263. Of these students, 16,092 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Edmond, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is University of Central Oklahoma. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from University of Central Oklahoma with credentials in criminal justice.
A total of 71 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Edmond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,999 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Edmond criminal justice schools was an average of $23,428 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 Edmond. And if you live on campus at one of the Edmond-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,723.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Edmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 criminal justice professionals in Oklahoma were working in the greater Edmond area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Edmond will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Edmond is $23,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.