Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has five juvenile justice schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Paul Quinn College, the highest ranked school in this group with a juvenile justice program, has a total student population of 171. It is the 1669th highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Juvenile Justice students from Arlington 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.
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 5 juvenile justice schools with a 100-mile radius of Arlington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Dallas Fort Worth Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,677/yr) for juvenile justice students, with Trinity Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,499/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|