Tahlequah has a general population of 14,458 and an overall student population of 9,561. Approximately 9,239 of Tahlequah's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Tahlequah's largest criminal justice school is Northeastern State University. In 2010, Northeastern State University graduated approximately 104 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Tahlequah's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Tahlequah's criminal justice schools was $13,228 per year for instate students and $19,318 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,155 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tahlequah-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Tahlequah, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 criminal justice professionals in Oklahoma were working in the greater Tahlequah area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Tahlequah. 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 Tahlequah is $20,970 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.