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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Lander University

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

Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina and has a total student population of 3,226. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 students received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Lander University.

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.

Lander University Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Lander University Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at Lander University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Lander University 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
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 623
Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 1,182
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 1,318

Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Lander University

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

Lander University Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 29% of criminal justice bachelor's degrees went to men and 71% went to women.

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

About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at Lander University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Lander University 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 SC, the home state for Lander University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Accountants and Auditors 14,890 $64,750
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 11,180 $42,280
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,200 $37,560
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 3,320 $38,930
Police and Detective Supervisors 1,770 $61,160

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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