Salt Lake City has a general population of 181,743 and an overall student population of 88,646. Approximately 29,284 of Salt Lake City's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Salt Lake City's largest criminology school is University of Utah. In 2010, University of Utah graduated approximately 89 students from its criminology program.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a criminology certificate in Salt Lake City. If you decide to attend one of Salt Lake City's criminology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,455 per year in instate tuition and $31,845 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminology program in Salt Lake City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,743 per year, on average, for room and board at Salt Lake City-based criminology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,712.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Salt Lake City, your job prospects are good. There were 380 criminologists working in Utah and 270 working in the greater Salt Lake City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminologists is expected to increase by 25% in Salt Lake City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Salt Lake City is $62,550 per year, which is higher than the average for criminologists state-wide.