With an overall population of 86,911 and a student population of 24,133, approximately 24,133 of Killeen students attend one of Killeen's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Killeen, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Central Texas College. In 2010, approximately 255 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Central Texas College.
In 2010, 266 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Killeen's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,489 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Killeen criminal justice schools was an average of $13,069 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,575 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,639 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,692.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Killeen, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 47,000 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 2,690 were working in the greater Killeen area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Killeen. 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 Killeen is $32,530 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.