El Paso, Texas has 2 criminal justice schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in criminal justice. With an overall population of 563,662 and a student population of 53,380, approximately 49,179 of El Paso students attend one of El Paso's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in El Paso, by student population, is The University of Texas at El Paso. In 2010, approximately 126 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at The University of Texas at El Paso.
In 2010, 246 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in El Paso. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all El Paso criminal justice schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,045 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,659.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in El Paso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 3,240 were working in the greater El Paso area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 22% in El Paso. This anticipated 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 El Paso is $21,030 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.
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