Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has five criminal justice schools within its city limits. University of Tulsa, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 4,187. It is the 1761st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Criminal Justice students from Tulsa 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.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary.
Of the 5 criminal justice schools in Tulsa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Tulsa Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,406/yr) for criminal justice students, with Tulsa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,722/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|