In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a criminal justice degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,329 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

$ 19,429 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

3% below average compared to other degrees

$ 22,994 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

29% below average compared to other degrees

What do criminal justice graduates earn?

Criminal justice students make an average of $58,120 per year after graduation. This is 13% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 58,120 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 32% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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