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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Nebraska

670 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Nebraska in the 2018-2019 year.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 435
Associate’s Degree 135
Master’s Degree 42
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 40
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 13
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.4%
  • White: 66.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Nebraska

In this state, there are 24,390 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Nebraska

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $58,110 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Nebraska that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

229 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,431 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, UNOMAHA grads earn an average salary of $35,500. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,354 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 50% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $27,100 after graduation.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,633 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,240 Total Students

55% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. In their early career, Southeast Community College grads earn an average salary of $31,000.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,913 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
9,621 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,055. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 40 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
2,114 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,823. Graduates earn an average $31,800 after graduation.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,016 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,448 Total Students

The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at Chadron State College. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,327 Total Students

In their early career, UNK grads earn an average salary of $34,200. 72% of the teachers are full time. 93% of students get financical aid.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in NE

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 38% $82,620
Forensic Science Technicians 22% $56,100
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14% $38,420
Financial Examiners 14% $61,200
Computer Workers 14% $85,600
Accountants and Auditors 14% $59,820
Fire Inspectors 13% $0
Managers 11% $96,360
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 9% $55,360
Emergency Management Directors 8% $50,800
Police and Detective Supervisors 7% $83,330
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 7% $48,160
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $67,620
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 6% $58,100
Bailiffs 0% $57,920
Transit and Railroad Police 0% $0
Private Detectives and Investigators 0% $0
Correctional Officers and Jailers -7% $38,040
Correctional Officer Supervisors -9% $50,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Homeland Security 71
Fire Protection 23

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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