Lufkin has a general population of 32,709 and an overall student population of 5,500. Approximately 5,422 of Lufkin's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Lufkin, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Angelina College. In 2010, Angelina College graduated approximately 85 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Lufkin's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lufkin's criminal justice schools was $11,896 per year for instate students and $12,706 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Lufkin-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
If you plan on staying in Lufkin after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Lufkin, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are good. There were 47,000 criminal justice professionals working in Texas and 5,020 working in the greater Lufkin area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Lufkin is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Lufkin is $32,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.