Vernon has a total population of 11,660 and a student population of 3,163. Of these students, 3,163 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Vernon College is the largest criminal justice school in Vernon, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Vernon College with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Vernon in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Vernon's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,136 per year in instate tuition and $13,636 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Vernon-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $3,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,630.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Vernon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 47,000 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 3,490 were working in the greater Vernon area. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Vernon will 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 Vernon is $32,890 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.