Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has five criminal justice schools within its city limits. University of Baltimore, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 6,265. It is the 775th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Baltimore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at University of Baltimore such as Nijole Benokraitis, Kathleen Block, Courtney Brawley, Sallie Brodus, Mengyan Dai, and Linda Fair.
Criminal Justice students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 8,360 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $55,220. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $73,770/yr and there are 50 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.043 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 6.635/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
Of the 5 criminal justice schools in Baltimore, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sojourner-Douglass College comes out as the most expensive ($18,062/yr) for criminal justice students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|