Lancaster has a total population of 25,894 and a student population of 5,886. Of these students, 5,886 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Cedar Valley College is the largest criminal justice school in Lancaster, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Cedar Valley College.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Lancaster in 2010. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Lancaster was $1,230 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Lancaster, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 18,700 were working in the greater Lancaster area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lancaster is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. 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 Lancaster is $22,400 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.