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Homeland Security at Sul Ross State University

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Homeland Security at Sul Ross State University

What traits are you looking for in a homeland security school? To help you decide if Sul Ross State University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's homeland security program.

Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and has a total student population of 2,406. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 students received a bachelor's degree in homeland security from Sul Ross.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Homeland Security section at the bottom of this page.

Sul Ross Homeland Security Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security
  • Master’s Degree in Homeland Security

Online Classes Are Available at Sul Ross

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Sul Ross offers distance education options for homeland security at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Sul Ross Homeland Security Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks homeland security programs across the country. The following shows how Sul Ross performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The homeland security major at Sul Ross is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Homeland Security. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Homeland Security Schools 45
Most Focused Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools 54
Most Popular Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools 66
Most Popular Homeland Security Schools 106

In 2019, 7 students received their master’s degree in homeland security from Sul Ross. This makes it the #41 most popular school for homeland security master’s degree candidates in the country.

Homeland Security Student Demographics at Sul Ross

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the homeland security majors at Sul Ross State University.

Sul Ross Homeland Security Bachelor’s Program

100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The homeland security program at Sul Ross awarded 2 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 100% of these degrees went to men with the other 0% going to women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 69% more racial-ethnic minorities in its homeland security bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in homeland security.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Sul Ross Homeland Security Master’s Program

57% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 7 students who graduated with a master’s in homeland security from Sul Ross in 2019, 43% were men and 57% were women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Homeland Security Master's Degree Grads

In the homeland security master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 57% of degree recipients. That is 26% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in homeland security.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Homeland Security Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Sul Ross also has a doctoral program available in homeland security. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Homeland Security Grads May Go Into

A degree in homeland security can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Managers 20,710 $122,130
Police and Detective Supervisors 6,400 $87,840
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 4,960 $53,670
Professors 3,510 $61,660
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 1,220 $68,040

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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