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Criminal Justice & Corrections at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

What traits are you looking for in a criminal justice school? To help you decide if University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's criminal justice program.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and approximately 5,329 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 83 criminal justice majors received their bachelor's degree from UW Tacoma.

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.

UW Tacoma Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Online Classes Are Available at UW Tacoma

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? UW Tacoma offers distance education options for criminal justice at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UW Tacoma Criminal Justice & Corrections Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the criminal justice progam at UW Tacoma 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 UW Tacoma 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 77
Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 83
Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 124
Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 356
Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 394
Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 440
Most Focused Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 787

Earnings of UW Tacoma Criminal Justice Graduates

The median salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $29,700. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,500 for all criminal justice students.

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Criminal Justice Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

UW Tacoma Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 83 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice & Corrections from UW Tacoma in 2018-2019, 37% were men and 63% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 14% 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 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 20
White 30
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

UW Tacoma 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Accountants and Auditors 32,870 $78,970
Computer Workers 13,100 $91,620
Managers 11,280 $125,490
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 9,670 $77,670
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 7,590 $51,990

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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