If you are interested in pursuing criminal justice, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 criminal justice schools in Sumter, South Carolina. Sumter has a general population of 39,643 and an overall student population of 5,148. Approximately 5,103 of Sumter's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Sumter, by student population, is Morris College. In 2010, Morris College graduated approximately 15 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Sumter's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Sumter, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,610.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,422 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Sumter. And if you live on campus at one of the Sumter-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,386 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,477.
If you plan on staying in Sumter after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Sumter, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 criminal justice professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Sumter area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Sumter will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Sumter is $17,270 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.