Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has six criminal justice schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at University of Louisville such as Kathy Black-Dennis, Rodney Brewer, J. Price Foster, Elizabeth Grossi, Ron Holmes, and Jeff Magers.
Criminal Justice students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 1,980 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $42,920. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 190 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.319 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 3.333/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
Of the 6 criminal justice schools in Louisville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($22,636/yr) for criminal justice students, with Jefferson Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $8,103/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|