Saint Joseph, MO (population: 76,371) has two criminal justice schools within its city limits. Vatterott College, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 304. It is the 2877th highest ranked school in the USA and the 86th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Criminal Justice students from Saint Joseph 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.
Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Saint Joseph, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College comes out as the most expensive ($14,012/yr) for criminal justice students, with Missouri Western State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,348/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Joseph|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||45.7 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||46.6 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||59.0 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||62.9 miles|