Security Schools in Houston, Texas

Houston is located in Harris county and has a population of 1,953,631.

For Texas residents, the average tuition for all Houston security schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $12,305.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Houston security schools was $14,903.00.

Books and supplies for security schools in Houston cost an average of $1,257.00. Students living on campus at security schools in Houston paid an average of $9,508.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $5,624.00. Students have a choice of six security colleges in Houston to attend. 379 students were reported to have graduated from security programs in Houston in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Security Schools in Houston

Houston Community College

3100 Main Street
Houston, TX, 77266

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Certification in Fire Protection and Safety Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Fire Protection and Safety Technology / Technician
  • Certification in Fire Science / Fire-fighting

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $624.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $1,848.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,864.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,398
  • Average aid received per student: $3,154.00

University of Houston-Downtown

1 Main Street
Houston, TX, 77002

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Masters in Securities Services Administration / Management

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $3,360.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $10,008.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,600.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 730
  • Average aid received per student: $5,016.00

Texas Southern University

3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX, 77004

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $1,364.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $8,836.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,706.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,112.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,052
  • Average aid received per student: $6,720.00

Remington College-Houston Campus

3110 Hayes Road Suite 380
Houston, TX, 77082

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $14,395.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $14,395.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,011.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 467
  • Average aid received per student: $3,029.00

University of Phoenix-Houston Campus

11451 Katy Fwy Ste 100
Houston, TX, 77079

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $9,528.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $9,528.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $11,664.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 242
  • Average aid received per student: $2,869.00

Remington College-North Houston Campus

11310 Greens Crossing Blvd Ste 300
Houston, TX, 77067

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $14,219.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $14,219.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $7,011.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 609
  • Average aid received per student: $2,809.00

Security Salary in Houston

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Bailiffs$45,970.0050
Correctional Officers and Jailers$33,570.007,210
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$71,660.001,580
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$52,420.0014,120
Private Detectives and Investigators$42,410.00290
Security Guards$23,400.0021,470

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