Harrisburg has a total population of 48,950 and a student population of 23,668. Of these students, 22,529 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Harrisburg, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. In 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg graduated approximately 59 students from its criminal justice program.
A reported 79 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Harrisburg.
If you plan on staying in Harrisburg after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Harrisburg, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 39,000 criminal justice professionals in Pennsylvania, 2,250 were working in the greater Harrisburg area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Harrisburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Harrisburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.