Bend has a total population of 52,029 and a student population of 6,383. Of these students, 6,261 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Bend, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Central Oregon Community College. In 2010, Central Oregon Community College graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Bend's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,967 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bend criminal justice schools was an average of $18,387 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,692 per year, on average, for room and board at Bend-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,275.
If you plan on staying in Bend after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Bend, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are average. In 2010, there were 7,830 criminal justice professionals in Oregon. Of these criminal justice professionals, 160 were working in the greater Bend area. Bend's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.