Cheyenne has a total population of 53,011 and a student population of 5,117. Of these students, 4,905 are enrolled in schools that offer criminal justice programs.
Laramie County Community College is the largest criminal justice school in Cheyenne, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Laramie County Community College with credentials in criminal justice.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a criminal justice degree from one of Cheyenne's criminal justice schools. Tuition in 2009 at Cheyenne's criminal justice schools was $11,560 per year for instate students and $14,824 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,066 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a criminal justice program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheyenne-based criminal justice schools, you will have an added expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
Many criminal justice graduates choose to work as criminal justice professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cheyenne, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,030 criminal justice professionals in Wyoming, 220 were working in the greater Cheyenne area. By the year 2018, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Cheyenne. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminal justice professionals.
As a criminal justice professional in Cheyenne, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for criminal justice professionals in the state.