Columbus is located in Muscogee county and has a population of 185,781.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in police schools in Columbus during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $4,747.00. The average tuition was $7,521.00 for non-residents studying in Georgia.
Books and supplies for police schools in Columbus cost an average of $737.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at police schools in Columbus was $8,888.00. The average cost for students living at home was $5,374.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students have a choice of two police colleges in Columbus to attend. Police programs in Columbus reportedly graduated 100 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||$28,480.00||510|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||$33,970.00||580|