With an overall population of 13,935 and a student population of 2,920, approximately 2,920 of Mount Pleasant students attend one of Mount Pleasant's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Northeast Texas Community College. In 2010, Northeast Texas Community College graduated approximately 36 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate in Mount Pleasant. If you decide to attend one of Mount Pleasant's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,874 per year in instate tuition and $12,948 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,130 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,074.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 47,000 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 5,020 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. Mount Pleasant's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.