With an overall population of 104,197 and a student population of 6,575, approximately 6,341 of Wichita Falls students attend one of Wichita Falls's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Wichita Falls, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Midwestern State University. In 2010, Midwestern State University graduated approximately 49 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Wichita Falls's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Wichita Falls's criminal justice schools was $14,202 per year for instate students and $14,922 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wichita Falls-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $4,426 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 76,480 criminal justice professionals in Texas, 300 were working in the greater Wichita Falls area. Wichita Falls'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.
As a criminal justice professional in Wichita Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.