Criminal Justice Schools in Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson is located in Hinds county and has a population of 184,256.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in criminal justice schools in Jackson during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $12,145.00. The average tuition was $13,733.00 for non-residents studying in Mississippi.

The average cost of books and supplies for criminal justice schools in Jackson is $1,437.00. Students who live on campus while attending a criminal justice school in Jackson, can expect to pay an average of $7,021.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,800.00. Students have a choice of two criminal justice colleges in Jackson to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 62 students completed criminal justice programs in Jackson.

Criminal Justice Schools in Jackson

Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS, 39217

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $4,634.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $4,634.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $5,693.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,100.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 822
  • Average aid received per student: $7,837.00

Virginia College-Jackson

4795 Interstate 55 N
Jackson, MS, 39206

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): Not Available
  • Tuition (out-of-state): Not Available
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 256
  • Average aid received per student: $3,162.00

Criminal Justice Salary in Jackson

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Lawyers$107,250.001,180
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers$41,180.00100
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives$51,820.00220
Bailiffs$19,850.00Not available
Correctional Officers and Jailers$24,850.00770
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$51,350.00350
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$31,840.001,630

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