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Criminal Justice & Corrections at SUNY Potsdam

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at SUNY Potsdam

What traits are you looking for in a criminal justice school? To help you decide if SUNY Potsdam is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's criminal justice program.

SUNY Potsdam is located in Potsdam, New York and approximately 3,084 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 44 students received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from SUNY Potsdam.

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 Potsdam Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

SUNY Potsdam Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at SUNY Potsdam compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The criminal justice major at SUNY Potsdam 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 296
Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 688
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 766

How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from SUNY Potsdam Make?

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Potsdam is $30,690. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $34,135 for all criminal justice students.


Criminal Justice Student Demographics at SUNY Potsdam

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

SUNY Potsdam Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

61% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 44 criminal justice students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from SUNY Potsdam, about 39% were men and 61% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% 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 SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 12
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

SUNY Potsdam 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 Potsdam.

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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