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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Rider University

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Rider University

Every criminal justice and corrections school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the criminal justice program at Rider University stacks up to those at other schools.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and approximately 4,636 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,010 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rider University in 2021, 42 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.

Rider Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Rider Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

The criminal justice major at Rider 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.

Earnings of Rider Criminal Justice Graduates

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rider is $30,667. This is less than $34,135, which is the national average of all criminal justice majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Rider

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

Rider Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

45% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 42 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice & Corrections from Rider in 2020-2021, 55% were men and 45% were women.


About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at Rider 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 Rider University with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 23
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rider also has a doctoral program available in criminal justice. In 2021, 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 NJ, the home state for Rider University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Accountants and Auditors 37,370 $90,400
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 19,950 $83,720
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Correctional Officers and Jailers 11,240 $70,280
Computer Workers 9,770 $99,210


*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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