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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in New Hampshire

1,227 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in New Hampshire

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 711
Associate Degree 349
Master’s Degree 160
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 6
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.0%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in New Hampshire

14,260 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in New Hampshire

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $70,790 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 13 colleges in New Hampshire that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

861 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
134,345 Total Students

The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at SNHU. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. An average student at SNHU will pay a net price of $41,095.

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65 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
4,491 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

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47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,945 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. A typical student attending NHTI will pay a net price of $19,717.

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41 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
4,483 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,082. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

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39 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,928 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years.

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35 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,210 Total Students

In their early career, Keene State grads earn an average salary of $33,900. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The 5.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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20 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
1,879 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. In their early career, GSC grads earn an average salary of $32,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 9% are considered full time.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,352 Total Students

78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 16%. This public school has an average net price of $14,278.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,263 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. A typical student attending MCC will pay a net price of $14,731. 21% of the teachers are full time.

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Rivier University

Nashua
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,178 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in NH

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title NH Job Growth NH Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 27% $96,270
Forensic Science Technicians 25% $72,120
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 25% $68,650
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12% $49,540
Accountants and Auditors 10% $67,120
Computer Workers 9% $113,770
Private Detectives and Investigators 8% $48,930
Managers 8% $118,520
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 6% $71,960
Financial Examiners 6% $85,420
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 5% $56,880
Police and Detective Supervisors 4% $81,370
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 4% $57,200
Bailiffs 0% $30,160
Emergency Management Directors 0% $57,380
Correctional Officers and Jailers -8% $47,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in NH
Homeland Security 134
Fire Protection 30
Other Homeland Security 13

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

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