Denton, Texas has 2 criminal justice schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Denton has a general population of 80,537 and an overall student population of 48,341. Approximately 48,341 of Denton's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Denton, by student population, is University of North Texas. In 2010, University of North Texas graduated approximately 201 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 222 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Denton's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,156 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denton criminal justice schools was an average of $22,804 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board at Denton-based criminal justice schools. 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 Denton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 18,700 were working in the greater Denton area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Denton will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Denton, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.
Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277
2-4 years certificate
304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201