Allentown has a general population of 106,632 and an overall student population of 5,807. Approximately 1,887 of Allentown's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Of the 1 criminology schools in Allentown, the largest criminology school, by student population, is Cedar Crest College. In 2010, Cedar Crest College graduated approximately 8 students from its criminology program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in criminology from criminology schools in Allentown in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminology school in Allentown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,135.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for criminology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Allentown-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,321 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,735.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Allentown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,300 criminologists in Pennsylvania, 340 were working in the greater Allentown area. The government projects that the number of criminologists in Allentown will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Allentown is $44,530 per year, which is lower than the average for criminologists state-wide.