Waco has a general population of 113,726 and an overall student population of 31,041. Approximately 9,128 of Waco's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Waco, by student population, is McLennan Community College. In 2010, approximately 67 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at McLennan Community College.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Waco's criminal justice schools. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Waco was $1,752 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,172 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Waco, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas. Of these criminal justice professionals, 570 were working in the greater Waco area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Waco is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Waco is $22,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.