Farmington, NM (population: 43,299) has one criminal justice school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus has a total student population of 2,839. It is the 5886th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Criminal Justice students from Farmington 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.
Farmington lies in San Juan county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Farmington area has 50,770 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.10/hr average worker wage, and a $37,640 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus ends up costing a student $5,804/yr.