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Criminal Justice & Corrections at East Central University

If you are interested in studying criminal justice and corrections, you may want to check out the program at East Central University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

ECU is located in Ada, Oklahoma and has a total student population of 3,613. Of the 613 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from East Central University in 2019, 24 of them were criminal justice and corrections majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Criminal Justice & Corrections section at the bottom of this page.

ECU Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Online Classes Are Available at ECU

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, ECU does offer online courses in criminal justice for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

ECU Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks criminal justice programs across the country. The following shows how ECU performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The criminal justice major at ECU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Criminal Justice & Corrections. 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
Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 137
Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 211
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 225
Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 345
Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 569
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 1,042

How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from ECU Make?

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at ECU is $32,500. This is about the same as the yearly salary of allcriminal justice bachelor's degree recipients across the nation.


Criminal Justice Student Demographics at ECU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at East Central University.

ECU Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

46% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 54% of criminal justice bachelor's degrees went to men and 46% went to women.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from East Central University with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at East Central University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 12
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

ECU also has a doctoral program available in criminal justice. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Criminal Justice Grads May Go Into

A degree in criminal justice can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for OK, the home state for East Central University.

Occupation Jobs in OK Average Salary in OK
Accountants and Auditors 13,650 $73,040
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7,480 $46,120
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 6,330 $36,470
Correctional Officers and Jailers 4,290 $33,060
Computer Workers 2,580 $78,490


*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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