With an overall population of 19,000 and a student population of 5,384, approximately 5,384 of Weatherford students attend one of Weatherford's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Weatherford, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Weatherford College. In 2010, Weatherford College graduated approximately 4 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Weatherford's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Weatherford's criminal justice schools was $13,161 per year for instate students and $14,541 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Weatherford-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,936.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Weatherford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 4,010 were working in the greater Weatherford area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Weatherford 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 Weatherford is $23,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.