Arlington has a general population of 189,453 and an overall student population of 4,947. Approximately 3,480 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Arlington's largest criminology school is Marymount University. In 2010, Marymount University graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in criminology.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a criminology degree in Arlington. If you decide to attend a criminology school in Arlington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,620.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for criminology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arlington-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,350 criminologists in Virginia. Of these criminologists, 4,490 were working in the greater Arlington area. By the year 2018, the number of criminologists is expected to increase by 16% in Arlington. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Arlington is $112,220 per year, which is higher than the average for criminologists state-wide.