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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Ohio

3,682 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,436
Associate’s Degree 933
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 844
Master’s Degree 234
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 211
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 211
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in OH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 68.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 9.6%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in OH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Ohio

In this state, there are 138,970 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. OH

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Ohio

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $67,750, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 90 colleges in Ohio that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

457 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,576 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,898. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

416 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
37,886 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,682. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,940 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,300 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 11%.

214 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
28,122 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $17,807. The 9.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
925 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 5.50% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 18%.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,460 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
12,607 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $11,595. It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,045 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.90% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
17,540 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. 95% of students get financical aid.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,343 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,400 a year. A typical student attending Columbus State will pay a net price of $5,883.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in OH

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 26% $89,370
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 17% $42,720
Financial Examiners 13% $72,150
Forensic Science Technicians 10% $64,410
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 8% $60,450
Computer Workers 8% $82,640
Private Detectives and Investigators 7% $38,080
Managers 7% $97,600
Emergency Management Directors 6% $68,930
Accountants and Auditors 5% $64,630
Transit and Railroad Police 4% $0
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 4% $35,550
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 3% $67,970
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 2% $60,980
Police and Detective Supervisors 2% $80,610
Bailiffs -5% $45,700
Correctional Officers and Jailers -12% $46,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in OH
Fire Protection 891
Other Homeland Security 89
Homeland Security 73

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

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