Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has two criminal justice schools within its city limits. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Texas Christian University such as Cary Adkinson, Michael Bachmann, Theron Bowman, Jeff Bumgarner, Ronald Burns, and Jimmy Ferguson.
Criminal Justice students from Fort Worth 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.
Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for criminal justice students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|