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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Sul Ross State University

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Sul Ross State University

If you plan to study criminal justice and corrections, take a look at what Sul Ross State University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

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.

Ranking Type Rank
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

In 2019, 10 students received their master’s degree in criminal justice from Sul Ross. This makes it the #165 most popular school for criminal justice master’s degree candidates in the country.

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

53% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 51 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Sul Ross. About 47% were men and 53% were women.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 44
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Sul Ross Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Program

40% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 students earned a master's degree in criminal justice from Sul Ross. About 40% of these graduates were women and the other 60% were men.

Sul Ross Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Master's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Sul Ross State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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
Computer Workers 25,620 $90,290
Managers 20,710 $122,130
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 19,510 $48,920

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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