District Of Columbia contains five schools that offer criminal justice programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking criminal justice school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 criminal justice schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Criminal Justice students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become criminal justice administrators, public prosecutors, public defenders, judges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,610 people working as criminal justice and law enforcement teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,750. Also, Police and sheriff's patrol officers make on average $55,180 per year and there are about 641,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average yearly salary of $67,830. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this state earn $57,030/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the criminal justice schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from criminal justice, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.