With an overall population of 38,426 and a student population of 4,650, approximately 4,574 of Wausau students attend one of Wausau's schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Of the 1 criminal justice schools in Wausau, the largest criminal justice school, by student population, is Northcentral Technical College. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from Northcentral Technical College with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a criminal justice certificate from one of Wausau's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Wausau's criminal justice schools was $11,914 per year for instate students and $13,435 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,265 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Wausau. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,479 per year, on average, for room and board at Wausau-based criminal justice schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,435.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wausau, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,810 criminal justice professionals in Wisconsin, 340 were working in the greater Wausau area. Wausau's criminal justice professional workforce is projected 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 Wausau is $21,050 per year, which is lower than the average for criminal justice professionals state-wide.