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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Connecticut

1,458 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 6th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Connecticut

Criminal Justice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 794
Associate’s Degree 367
Master’s Degree 242
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 46
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a criminal justice major is more popular with women than with men.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of criminal justice majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 13.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.1%
  • White: 57.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 44,280 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $74,280, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Connecticut that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

581 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,793 Total Students

40% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. Graduates earn an average $38,600 after graduation.

#2

Post University

Waterbury
140 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
10,642 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $41,066.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,631 Total Students

In their early career, WestConn grads earn an average salary of $35,700. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,511 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. 71% of students get financical aid.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,055 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,377.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,836 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,600 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,206. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,424 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $6,054.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,419 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $51,900 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $39,307. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in CT

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 12% $0
Computer Workers 12% $99,730
Financial Examiners 9% $102,950
Emergency Management Directors 9% $85,680
Accountants and Auditors 9% $76,450
Managers 8% $118,140
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8% $70,230
Police and Detective Supervisors 2% $95,840
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 2% $71,350
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1% $85,310
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $74,700
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 0% $57,380
Private Detectives and Investigators 0% $57,300
Correctional Officer Supervisors -14% $72,860
Correctional Officers and Jailers -14% $54,300

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to criminal justice.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Other Homeland Security 132
Fire Protection 73
Homeland Security 20

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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