Criminal Justice & Corrections at Sul Ross State University
Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and has a total student population of 2,406. Of the 381 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Sul Ross State University in 2019, 51 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.
Sul Ross Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
- Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Online Classes Are Available at Sul Ross
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.
For those who are interested in distance learning, Sul Ross does offer online courses in criminal justice for the following degree levels:
- Master’s Degree
Sul Ross Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at Sul Ross 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 Sul Ross 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.
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Degree Schools||62|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||104|
|Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Degree Schools||165|
|Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||201|
|Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools||285|
|Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||535|
Criminal Justice Student Demographics at Sul Ross
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Sul Ross State University.
Sul Ross Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 45% 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 Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||44|
Sul Ross Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Program
In the criminal justice master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 80% of degree recipients. That is 31% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in criminal justice.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Sul Ross 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 TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.
|Occupation||Jobs in TX||Average Salary in TX|
|Accountants and Auditors||115,270||$80,200|
|Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers||60,260||$61,870|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||19,510||$48,920|
*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 Adavyd under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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