Security Schools in Wharton, Texas

Wharton is located in Wharton county and has a population of 9,237.

Security 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.

Books and supplies for security schools in Wharton cost an average of $925.00. Students who live on campus while attending a security 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 security college in Wharton for students to choose from. Security programs in Wharton reportedly graduated 81 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Security 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
  • Certification in Fire Science / Fire-fighting


  • 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

Security Salary in Wharton

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Correctional Officers and Jailers$32,870.003,630
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$48,610.00700
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$38,380.00760
Security Guards$32,480.00450

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