With an overall population of 124,523 and a student population of 12,079, approximately 11,944 of Mesquite students attend one of Mesquite's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Eastfield College is the largest criminal justice school in Mesquite, based on student population. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Eastfield College with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Mesquite's criminal justice schools. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Mesquite, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,230.
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 Mesquite, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 criminal justice professionals in Texas were working in the greater Mesquite area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 22% in Mesquite. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Mesquite, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.