San Jose, CA (population: 977,893) has nineteen juvenile justice schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. San Joaquin Valley College-Modesto Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a juvenile justice program, has a total student population of 525. It is the 2845th highest ranked school in the USA and the 278th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Juvenile Justice students from San Jose schools who go on to become juvenile justice professionals, public prosecutors, public defenders, juvenile prosecutors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,140 people working as administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $87,620. Also, Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists make on average $50,500 per year and there are about 92,910 of them employed in the US today.
San Jose lies in Santa Clara county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area has 888,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $32/hr average worker wage, and a $66,780 average annual salary.
Of the 19 juvenile justice schools with a 100-mile radius of San Jose, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,493/yr) for juvenile justice students, with De Anza College as the lowest, reported at only $3,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Jose|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||8.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||22.8 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||25.1 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||30.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||31.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||32.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.0 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||42.8 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||46.3 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.7 miles|