Norfolk has a total population of 234,403 and a student population of 64,591. Of these students, 24,013 are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
The largest criminology school in Norfolk, by student population, is Old Dominion University. Approximately 188 students graduated in 2010 from Old Dominion University with credentials in criminology.
In 2010, 188 students graduated with a criminology degree in Norfolk. Tuition in 2009 at Norfolk's criminology schools was $17,411 per year for instate students and $27,371 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for criminology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Norfolk-based criminology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,868 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
After graduating with your credentials in criminology, if you decide to work as a criminologist in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,870 criminologists in Virginia. Of these criminologists, 580 were working in the greater Norfolk area. By the year 2018, the number of criminologists is expected to increase by 19% in Norfolk. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminologist in Norfolk is $37,450 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminologists.