Waynesburg has a general population of 4,184 and an overall student population of 2,555. Approximately 2,515 of Waynesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Waynesburg University is the largest criminal justice school in Waynesburg, based on student population. In 2010, Waynesburg University graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Waynesburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,760 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Waynesburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Waynesburg-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $7,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waynesburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 39,000 criminal justice professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these criminal justice professionals, 410 were working in the greater Waynesburg area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Waynesburg will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Waynesburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,110 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.