Criminal Justice & Corrections at Rutgers University - Camden
Rutgers Camden is located in Camden, New Jersey and approximately 7,076 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 88 students received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Rutgers Camden.
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.
Rutgers Camden Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
- Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Rutgers Camden Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at Rutgers Camden compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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 criminal justice major at Rutgers Camden 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.
|Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Degree Schools||84|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Degree Schools||166|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||303|
|Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||440|
|Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||767|
Earnings of Rutgers Camden Criminal Justice Graduates
The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Camden is $33,861. 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 Rutgers Camden
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Rutgers University - Camden.
Rutgers Camden Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its criminal justice bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Camden with a bachelor's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||19|
|Hispanic or Latino||22|
Rutgers Camden Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Program
In the criminal justice master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 67% of degree recipients. That is 16% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Camden with a master's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Rutgers Camden 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 Rutgers University - Camden.
|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|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||11,240||$70,280|
*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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