Stephenville has a total population of 14,921 and a student population of 10,424. Of these students, 10,424 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Stephenville, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Tarleton State University. In 2010, approximately 70 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Tarleton State University.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Stephenville's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Stephenville's criminal justice schools was $16,055 per year for instate students and $22,703 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,174 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stephenville-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $6,591 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Stephenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 330 were working in the greater Stephenville area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Stephenville will 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 Stephenville is $34,460 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.