Cedar City, UT has one criminal justice school within its city limits. Southern Utah University has a total student population of 8,066. It is the 2406th highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Cedar City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at Southern Utah University such as Professor Flud, Carl Franklin, Dan Pontzer, John Walser, and Wayne Williams.
Criminal Justice students from Cedar City 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.
Cedar City lies in Iron county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area has 22,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $15.46/hr average worker wage, and a $32,160 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Utah University ends up costing a student $9,860/yr.