With an overall population of 64,825 and a student population of 3,403, approximately 3,403 of Waukesha students attend one of Waukesha's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
The largest criminal justice school in Waukesha, by student population, is Carroll University. In 2010, Carroll University graduated approximately 11 students from its criminal justice program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a criminal justice degree in Waukesha. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,937 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for criminal justice related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board at Waukesha-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Waukesha, your job prospects are not very good. There were 11,810 criminal justice professionals working in Wisconsin and 5,570 working in the greater Waukesha area in 2010. The government projects that the number of criminal justice professionals in Waukesha will 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 Waukesha is $24,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for criminal justice professionals.