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Criminal Justice & Corrections at SUNY Plattsburgh

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 SUNY Plattsburgh stacks up to those at other schools.

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and has a total student population of 5,109. Of the 1,289 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2021, 83 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.

SUNY Plattsburgh Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

SUNY Plattsburgh Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh 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 Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 170
Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 232
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 359
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 393
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 528

How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh Make?

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $32,221. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $34,135 for all criminal justice students.


Criminal Justice Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

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

SUNY Plattsburgh Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

52% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 83 criminal justice majors earned their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. Of these graduates, 48% were men and 52% were women.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 56
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

SUNY Plattsburgh 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Plattsburgh.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Accountants and Auditors 110,780 $96,300
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 53,560 $74,860
Correctional Officers and Jailers 35,460 $64,490
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 28,530 $58,050
Managers 16,600 $124,160


*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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