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Criminal Justice Schools in Beckley, West Virginia

Criminal Justice Schools in Beckley, WV

If you are interested in pursuing criminal justice, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 criminal justice schools in Beckley, West Virginia. With an overall population of 17,254 and a student population of 9,181, approximately 8,763 of Beckley students attend one of Beckley's schools that offer criminal justice programs.

Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Beckley, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Mountain State University. In 2010, Mountain State University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in criminal justice.

In 2010, 88 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Beckley. In 2009 tuition at criminal justice schools in Beckley was $4,889 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,365 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,116 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,054.

Criminal Justice Salaries and Career Outlook in Beckley

After graduating with your credentials in criminal justice, if you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Beckley, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,850 criminal justice professionals in West Virginia, 860 were working in the greater Beckley area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Beckley. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a criminal justice professional in Beckley is $19,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Criminal Justice Degree in Beckley
  • Associates Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Classes
  • Criminal Justice Courses
  • Criminal Justice Training

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  1. 1Mountain State UniversityMountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2New River Community and Technical CollegeNew River Community and Technical College

    221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree