Shippensburg has a general population of 5,586 and an overall student population of 8,253. Approximately 8,253 of Shippensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Shippensburg's largest criminal justice school is Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 99 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
A total of 99 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Shippensburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Shippensburg's criminal justice schools was $17,256 per year for instate students and $25,692 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Shippensburg-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Shippensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 criminal justice professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Shippensburg area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Shippensburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Shippensburg is $24,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.