San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has seven criminal justice schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 3,893. It is the 405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in San Antonio, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at St Marys University such as Milo Colton, Gustavo Guzman, Ray Leal, and Pete Lopez.
Criminal Justice students from San Antonio 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. In fact, in the San Antonio area alone, there are 4,440 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average salary of $47,920. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this area earn $73,820/yr and there are 40 employed.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.050 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, and 5.301/1000 are held by police and sheriff's patrol officers.
Of the 7 criminal justice schools in San Antonio, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Marys University comes out as the most expensive ($15,281/yr) for criminal justice students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|