Law Enforcement Schools in Wharton, Texas

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

Law Enforcement schools in Wharton charged students an average tuition of $768.00 if they were Texas residents, and $1,536.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for law enforcement schools in Wharton is $925.00. Students who live on campus while attending a law enforcement school in Wharton, can expect to pay an average of $3,550.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,820.00. There is one law enforcement college in Wharton for students to choose from. Law Enforcement programs in Wharton reportedly graduated 59 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Law Enforcement 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

Law Enforcement 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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