Pasadena has a general population of 141,674 and an overall student population of 27,509. Approximately 27,011 of Pasadena's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Pasadena, by student population, is San Jacinto Community College. In 2010, San Jacinto Community College graduated approximately 57 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Pasadena. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Pasadena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,250.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Pasadena.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Pasadena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 22,420 were working in the greater Pasadena area. Pasadena's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 22% 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 Pasadena is $19,190 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.