With an overall population of 199,564 and a student population of 36,271, approximately 1,906 of Lubbock students attend one of Lubbock's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Lubbock's largest criminal justice school is Lubbock Christian University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Lubbock Christian University with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Lubbock's criminal justice schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,280 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Lubbock. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,956 per year, on average, for room and board at Lubbock-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Lubbock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 720 were working in the greater Lubbock area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lubbock 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 Lubbock is $19,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.