There are 3 criminal justice schools in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With an overall population of 155,554 and a student population of 22,629, approximately 11,773 of Chattanooga students attend one of Chattanooga's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Chattanooga, by student population, is The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
In 2010, 78 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Chattanooga's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,938 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Chattanooga criminal justice schools was an average of $29,236 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,375 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Chattanooga. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,190 per year, on average, for room and board at Chattanooga-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,682.
If you plan on staying in Chattanooga after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Chattanooga, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 criminal justice professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Chattanooga area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Chattanooga is expected to increase by 8% 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 Chattanooga is $23,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.
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