Kirkwood, MO has one criminal justice school within its city limits. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec has a total student population of 11,186. It is the 5542nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 160th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Kirkwood, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Saint Louis Community College such as Nick Mcbroom.
Criminal Justice students from Kirkwood 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.
Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 4.551/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis Community College-Meramec ends up costing a student $8,038/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kirkwood|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||9.1 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||9.8 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||15.5 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||17.5 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||96.4 miles|