Burlington has a general population of 38,889 and an overall student population of 16,510. Approximately 2,938 of Burlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Burlington, by student population, is Champlain College. In 2010, Champlain College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Burlington's criminal justice schools. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Burlington was $25,900 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Burlington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Burlington-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,150.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Burlington, your job prospects are good. There were 1,110 criminal justice professionals working in Vermont and 570 working in the greater Burlington area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Burlington. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Burlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.