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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Kansas

In 2019-2020, 678 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in KS.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 13th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 429
Associate Degree 154
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 66
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 66
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 66
Master’s Degree 22
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 18.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.6%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 18.7%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Kansas

There are 33,640 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Kansas

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $52,090, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 33 colleges in Kansas that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

272 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
6,465 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
14,999 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,382. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
5,880 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 63%. 93% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Washburn University will pay a net price of $14,481.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,413 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $37,800 after graduation.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
629 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,033 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at FHSU. In their early career, FHSU grads earn an average salary of $34,000.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,891 Total Students

66% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $12,632. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
5,828 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 88%. The 6.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.49 years to graduate.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
6,398 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The 9.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,868 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,795. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,200 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in KS

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 30% $85,810
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14% $41,360
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 14% $47,340
Accountants and Auditors 12% $61,130
Managers 11% $96,210
Forensic Science Technicians 9% $51,100
Computer Workers 8% $76,510
Financial Examiners 6% $65,510
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 6% $46,170
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $69,170
Emergency Management Directors 5% $54,190
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1% $55,940
Bailiffs 0% $40,170
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 0% $47,420
Private Detectives and Investigators 0% $48,380
Correctional Officer Supervisors -7% $43,700
Correctional Officers and Jailers -13% $34,440

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Fire Protection 90
Homeland Security 36
Other Homeland Security 13

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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