There are 2 criminal justice schools in Beaumont, Texas. Beaumont has a total population of 113,866 and a student population of 17,213. Of these students, 17,146 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Beaumont, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Lamar Institute of Technology. Approximately 45 students graduated in 2010 from Lamar Institute of Technology with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate in Beaumont. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,630 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Beaumont criminal justice schools was an average of $24,832 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,270 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Beaumont-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $6,290 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,746.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Beaumont, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 1,090 were working in the greater Beaumont area. Beaumont'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 Beaumont is $26,450 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.