With an overall population of 53,011 and a student population of 5,117, approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne students attend one of Cheyenne's schools that offer homeland security programs.
The largest homeland security school in Cheyenne, by student population, is Laramie County Community College. In 2010, Laramie County Community College graduated approximately 6 students from its homeland security program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a homeland security certificate in Cheyenne. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,560 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheyenne homeland security schools was an average of $14,824 per year in 2009.
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 homeland security program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheyenne-based homeland security 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 homeland security graduates choose to work as homeland security professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cheyenne, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 homeland security professionals in Wyoming were working in the greater Cheyenne area. The government projects that the number of homeland security professionals in Cheyenne will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for homeland security professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a homeland security professional in Cheyenne is $32,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for homeland security professionals.
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