Criminal Justice & Corrections at Salve Regina University
Salve Regina is located in Newport, Rhode Island and approximately 2,823 students attend the school each year. Of the 558 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Salve Regina University in 2019, 45 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.
Salve Regina Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
- Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Online Classes Are Available at Salve Regina
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.
Salve Regina does offer online education options in criminal justice for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
Salve Regina Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks criminal justice programs across the country. The following shows how Salve Regina 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
In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the criminal justice major at Salve Regina at 55 out of the 503 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. This puts the program in the top 15% of the nation. It is also ranked as the #2 school in Rhode Island.
|Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections||55|
|Best Value Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections||195|
|Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Veterans||333|
|Most Focused Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections||350|
|Most Popular Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections||497|
|Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates||578|
How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Salve Regina Make?
The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at Salve Regina is $23,700. This is less than $32,500, which is the national average of all criminal justice majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Salve Regina
Salve Regina Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Salve Regina University with a bachelor's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Salve Regina Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Program
Of the students who received a criminal justice master's degree from Salve Regina, 66% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Salve Regina University with a master's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
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 RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.
|Occupation||Jobs in RI||Average Salary in RI|
|Accountants and Auditors||4,420||$81,090|
|Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||1,850||$60,890|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||1,770||$61,440|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||1,070||$68,710|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By John Phelan under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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