Criminology at University of Pennsylvania
UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,499 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania in 2021, 31 of them were criminology majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Criminology section at the bottom of this page.
UPenn Criminology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology
- Master’s Degree in Criminology
UPenn Criminology Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks criminology programs across the country. The following shows how UPenn performed in these rankings.
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 criminology major at UPenn is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Criminology. 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.
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Criminology Student Demographics at UPenn
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminology majors at University of Pennsylvania.
UPenn Criminology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities in its criminology bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in criminology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||6|
UPenn Criminology Master’s Program
Of the students who received a criminology master's degree from UPenn, 53% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in criminology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UPenn also has a doctoral program available in criminology. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- General Social Sciences
- Other Social Sciences
- Demography & Population Studies
- Geography & Cartography
Careers That Criminology Grads May Go Into
A degree in criminology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
*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
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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