Fenton, MO has two criminal justice schools within its city limits. Allied College South, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 446. It is the 2799th highest ranked school in the USA and the 84th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Criminal Justice students from Fenton 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 St. Louis-IL area alone, there are 5,920 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $48,840. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $61,140/yr and there are 210 employed.
Fenton lies in St. Louis county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the St. Louis-IL area has 1,301,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.63/hr average worker wage, and a $42,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.163 out of every 1000 jobs in Fenton are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 4.551/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Fenton, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied College South comes out as the most expensive ($44,512/yr) for criminal justice students, with Sanford-Brown College as the lowest, reported at only $22,787/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fenton|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||13.8 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||13.8 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||19.7 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||20.7 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||95.0 miles|
|Cape Girardeau||MO||-||6||26.7452||153||97.4 miles|