Criminal Justice Schools in Wharton, Texas

Wharton has 9,237 residents. It is located in Wharton county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in criminal justice schools in Wharton during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $768.00. The average tuition was $1,536.00 for non-residents studying in Texas.

The average cost of books and supplies for criminal justice schools in Wharton is $925.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at criminal justice schools in Wharton was $3,550.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,820.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one criminal justice college in Wharton for students to choose from. Criminal Justice programs in Wharton reportedly graduated 59 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Criminal Justice Schools in Wharton

Wharton County Junior College

911 Boling Hwy
Wharton, TX, 77488

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science


  • Tuition (in-state): $768.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $1,536.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $3,550.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $5,350.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 365
  • Average aid received per student: $3,799.00

Criminal Justice Salary in Wharton

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers$40,450.00530
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives$61,160.00160
Correctional Officers and Jailers$32,870.003,630
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$48,610.00700
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$38,380.00760

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