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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Indiana

2,506 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Indiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,343
Associate’s Degree 717
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 307
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 307
Master’s Degree 122
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 14
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in IN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.8%
  • White: 67.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Indiana

65,450 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Indiana

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $55,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Indiana that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

708 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,498 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 19%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

635 Degrees in Major Awarded
72,006 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,955. 74% of students get financical aid.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
29,579 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. In their early career, IUPUI grads earn an average salary of $36,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

#4

Vincennes University

Vincennes
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
19% Graduation Rate
17,481 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. A typical student attending Vincennes University will pay a net price of $10,929. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
43,503 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,884 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. A typical student attending Ball State will pay a net price of $15,020. The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
773 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 100% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $14,061.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,614 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. 82% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,144 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,517. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in IN

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title IN Job Growth IN Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 16% $62,290
Financial Examiners 13% $68,770
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12% $37,460
Emergency Management Directors 11% $45,250
Private Detectives and Investigators 11% $44,280
Accountants and Auditors 11% $64,380
Computer Workers 8% $81,290
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 8% $54,570
Managers 7% $61,910
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $72,520
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 6% $40,950
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $70,680
Bailiffs 0% $36,860
Correctional Officers and Jailers -8% $33,890
Correctional Officer Supervisors -9% $45,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in IN
Fire Protection 211
Other Homeland Security 32
Homeland Security 28

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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