Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has two criminal justice schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at Arlington, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 28,085. It is the 2382nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Arlington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at The University of Texas at Arlington such as Janice Amahd, Robert Bing, Randall Butler, Karel Carpenter, Alejandro Del Carmen, and Rhonda Dobbs.
Criminal Justice students from Arlington 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.
Arlington lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary.
Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Arlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Arlington comes out as the most expensive ($24,832/yr) for criminal justice students, with The University of Texas at Arlington as the lowest, reported at only $12,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|