Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has six criminal justice schools within its city limits. Tennessee State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 8,824. It is the 2860th highest ranked school in the USA and the 78th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Nashville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Tennessee State University such as Deborah Burris-Kitchen, Ronald Craig, Bruce Gay, George Kakoti, Michael Montgomery, and Robert Smith.
Criminal Justice students from Nashville 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.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 6 criminal justice schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/yr) for criminal justice students, with Nashville State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|