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Criminal Justice & Corrections at The College of New Jersey

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at The College of New Jersey

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 The College of New Jersey stacks up to those at other schools.

TCNJ is located in Ewing, New Jersey and approximately 7,783 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 56 students received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from TCNJ.

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.

TCNJ Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

TCNJ Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The criminal justice major at TCNJ 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
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 113
Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 334
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 521

Earnings of TCNJ Criminal Justice Graduates

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at TCNJ is $30,767. This is less than $34,135, which is the national average of all criminal justice majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Criminal Justice Student Demographics at TCNJ

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at The College of New Jersey.

TCNJ Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

39% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 56 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in criminal justice from TCNJ in 2021, 61% were men and 39% were women.


About 70% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in criminal justice at TCNJ 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 The College of New Jersey with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 39
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

TCNJ 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 NJ, the home state for The College of New Jersey.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Accountants and Auditors 37,370 $90,400
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 19,950 $83,720
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Correctional Officers and Jailers 11,240 $70,280
Computer Workers 9,770 $99,210


*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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