Bluefield has a general population of 11,451 and an overall student population of 1,989. Approximately 1,989 of Bluefield's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Bluefield State College is the largest criminal justice school in Bluefield, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Bluefield State College with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Bluefield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,596 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for criminal justice related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Bluefield after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Bluefield, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,850 criminal justice professionals in West Virginia, 860 were working in the greater Bluefield area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Bluefield. This projected 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 Bluefield is $19,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.