Security Schools in Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg is located in Petersburg county and has a population of 33,740.

For Virginia residents, the average tuition for all Petersburg security schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $3,878.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Petersburg security schools was $9,395.00.

The average cost of books and supplies for security schools in Petersburg is $1,050.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at security schools in Petersburg was $9,295.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,120.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one security college in Petersburg for students to choose from. Security programs in Petersburg reportedly graduated 62 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Security Schools in Petersburg

Virginia State University

One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA, 23806

Programs Offered

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


  • Tuition (in-state): $3,584.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $11,646.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,050.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 944
  • Average aid received per student: $6,719.00

Security Salary in Petersburg

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Correctional Officers and Jailers$35,940.003,290
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$69,010.00380
Fish and Game Wardens$48,450.0030
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$48,990.003,040
Private Detectives and Investigators$34,120.00300
Security Guards$27,030.005,670

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