Security Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre has 43,123 residents. It is located in Luzerne county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in security schools in Wilkes-Barre during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $25,167.00. The average tuition was $25,167.00 for non-residents studying in Pennsylvania.

The average cost of books and supplies for security schools in Wilkes-Barre is $1,160.00. Students who live on campus while attending a security school in Wilkes-Barre, can expect to pay an average of $10,469.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,980.00. There are two security colleges in Wilkes-Barre from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 48 students completed security programs in Wilkes-Barre.

Security Schools in Wilkes-Barre

King's College

133 N River St
Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18711

Programs Offered

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

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $25,644.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $25,644.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $9,838.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,600.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 553
  • Average aid received per student: $13,370.00

Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18766

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $24,690.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $24,690.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,100.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,250.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 600
  • Average aid received per student: $14,369.00

Security Salary in Wilkes-Barre

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Correctional Officers and Jailers$43,410.001,090
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$63,600.00110
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$40,850.001,160
Private Detectives and Investigators$51,860.0040
Security Guards$23,550.001,550

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