If you are interested in pursuing criminal justice, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 criminal justice schools in Arlington, Texas. Arlington has a total population of 332,969 and a student population of 30,763. Of these students, 28,868 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 3 criminal justice schools in Arlington, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2010, approximately 152 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at The University of Texas at Arlington.
A reported 181 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Arlington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's criminal justice schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,454 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Arlington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board at Arlington-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,054.
If you plan on staying in Arlington after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Arlington, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 criminal justice professionals in Texas were working in the greater Arlington area. Arlington's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Arlington is $23,970 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.
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