Sacramento, CA (population: 475,452) has four criminal justice schools within its city limits. California State University-Sacramento, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 29,241. It is the 1886th highest ranked school in the USA and the 173rd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Sacramento, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at California State University such as Robert Benton, Bruce Bikle, Dmitri Bogazianos, C. Bunyan, Bunyan Callen, and Cecil Canton.
Criminal Justice students from Sacramento 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.
Of the 4 criminal justice schools in Sacramento, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,730/yr) for criminal justice students, with Sacramento City College as the lowest, reported at only $6,945/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sacramento|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||4.4 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||9.4 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||40.2 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||55.7 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||67.6 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||70.1 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||73.5 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||76.8 miles|