Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has one corrections school within its city limits. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus has a total student population of 2,465. It is the 5694th highest ranked school in the USA and the 92nd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Corrections students from Tucson schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus ends up costing a student $24,123/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|