Flagstaff, AZ (population: 61,390) has two criminal justice schools within its city limits. Northern Arizona University, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 23,597. It is the 225th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Arizona. To learn more about criminal justice programs in Flagstaff, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Northern Arizona University such as Alex Alvarez, Christine Arazan, Cyndi Banks, Dennis Catlin, Michael Costelloe, and Luis Fernandez.
Criminal Justice students from Flagstaff 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.
Flagstaff lies in Coconino county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Flagstaff area has 56,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,880 average annual salary.
Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Flagstaff, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Arizona University comes out as the most expensive ($11,306/yr) for criminal justice students, with Coconino County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $10,780/yr.