With an overall population of 9,989 and a student population of 7,803, approximately 7,803 of Platteville students attend one of Platteville's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Platteville, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Platteville. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduated approximately 133 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 133 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Platteville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,478 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Platteville criminal justice schools was an average of $22,051 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Platteville. And if you live on campus at one of the Platteville-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $5,002 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Platteville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,850 criminal justice professionals in Wisconsin. Of these criminal justice professionals, 930 were working in the greater Platteville area. Platteville's criminal justice professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Platteville is $40,880 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.