Iola, KS has one criminal justice school within its city limits. Allen County Community College has a total student population of 3,124. It is the 4976th highest ranked school in the USA and the 69th highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
Criminal Justice students from Iola 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 Kansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 2,410 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $*. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $44,170/yr and there are 40 employed.
Iola lies in Allen county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.100 out of every 1000 jobs in Iola are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 5.424/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allen County Community College ends up costing a student $5,809/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Iola|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||38.2 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||80.2 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||88.0 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||94.6 miles|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||94.9 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||97.4 miles|