Cape Girardeau, MO has one criminal justice school within its city limits. Southeast Missouri State University has a total student population of 10,801. It is the 2180th highest ranked school in the USA and the 70th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Cape Girardeau, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Southeast Missouri State University such as Micheal Brown, John Cozean, Linda Ferrell, Andrew Fulkerson, Peter Hirschburg, and Arrick Jackson.
Criminal Justice students from Cape Girardeau 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 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,110 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $33,020. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $47,130/yr and there are 40 employed.
Cape Girardeau lies in Cape Girardeau county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area has 197,160 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $14.87/hr average worker wage, and a $30,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.203 out of every 1000 jobs in Cape Girardeau are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 5.650/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southeast Missouri State University ends up costing a student $10,678/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cape Girardeau|
|Poplar Bluff||MO||-||2||28.7059||62||61.4 miles|