Hillsboro has a general population of 8,232 and an overall student population of 4,294. Approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Hillsboro, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Hill College. In 2010, Hill College graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Hillsboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,605 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hillsboro criminal justice schools was an average of $12,005 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Hillsboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 47,000 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 2,860 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Hillsboro is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.