With an overall population of 5,078 and a student population of 753, approximately 753 of Bluefield students attend one of Bluefield's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Bluefield College is the largest criminal justice school in Bluefield, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Bluefield College.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice from criminal justice schools in Bluefield in 2010. If you decide to attend a criminal justice school in Bluefield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,020.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Bluefield. And if you live on campus at one of the Bluefield-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $6,826 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,120.
After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Bluefield, your job prospects are average. There were 17,370 criminal justice professionals working in Virginia and 1,750 working in the greater Bluefield area in 2010. The number of criminal justice professionals in Bluefield is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Bluefield is $31,720 per year, which is higher than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.