Alpine has a total population of 5,786 and a student population of 3,047. Of these students, 3,047 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Sul Ross State University is the largest criminal justice school in Alpine, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Sul Ross State University.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Alpine. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,066 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Alpine criminal justice schools was an average of $21,714 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Alpine. And if you live on campus at one of the Alpine-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $6,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Alpine, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 14,890 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 2,850 were working in the greater Alpine area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Alpine will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Alpine, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.