Martinsburg has a general population of 14,972 and an overall student population of 3,694. Approximately 3,247 of Martinsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Martinsburg's largest criminal justice school is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College. In 2010, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in criminal justice.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in criminal justice in Martinsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,072 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Martinsburg after graduating from criminal justice school, you should know that job prospects for criminal justice professionals in Martinsburg, which is the most popular criminal justice profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,850 criminal justice professionals in West Virginia, 480 were working in the greater Martinsburg area. The number of criminal justice professionals in Martinsburg is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. 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 Martinsburg is $28,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.