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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Oregon

580 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 24th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 356
Associate’s Degree 176
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 18
Master’s Degree 15
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 14
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 14
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.4%
  • White: 64.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 10.3%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Oregon

There are 44,760 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Oregon

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $71,450 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Oregon that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

191 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,321 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at Portland State University.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,300 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,093 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,400 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 53%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,707.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,650 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,505. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. In their early career, Portland Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,800.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,347 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,818 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,289. The full-time teacher rate is 40%. In their early career, COCC grads earn an average salary of $25,400.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,270 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,719. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,715 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $8,712. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,463 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,229. 72% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,000 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,559 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,012. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in OR

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 31% $94,520
Forensic Science Technicians 23% $66,650
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 20% $63,390
Financial Examiners 18% $61,770
Accountants and Auditors 16% $65,760
Private Detectives and Investigators 16% $52,260
Computer Workers 15% $77,540
Managers 15% $89,200
Fire Inspectors 14% $90,040
Emergency Management Directors 14% $78,840
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 13% $50,460
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 9% $41,470
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7% $71,670
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 7% $92,610
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $98,330
Transit and Railroad Police 0% $0
Bailiffs 0% $49,680
Correctional Officers and Jailers -4% $61,090
Correctional Officer Supervisors -7% $81,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Fire Protection 157
Homeland Security 27

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