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2021 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin

24 Colleges
$34,792 Avg Salary
$22,147 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Criminal Justice & Corrections School for You

With 1,831 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, criminal justice and corrections is the #11 most popular major in Wisconsin.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin ranking. This report analyzed 24 schools in Wisconsin to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin

The colleges and universities below are the best for criminal justice majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools

Our analysis found Herzing University - Brookfield to be the best school for criminal justice and corrections students who want to pursue a degree in Wisconsin. Herzing University - Brookfield is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Brookfield.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Herzing University - Kenosha is a great place for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the suburb of Kenosha, Herzing University - Kenosha is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Herzing University - Madison is a great place for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the city of Madison, Herzing University - Madison is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Marian University

Fond Du Lac, WI

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Marian University. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin list. Marian is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Fond Du Lac.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Wisconsin - Platteville. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin list. UW - Platteville is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Platteville.

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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh ranked #6 on this year’s Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin list. Located in the city of Oshkosh, UW Oshkosh is a public college with a large student population.

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Fox Valley Technical College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin ranking. FVTC is a large public school located in the midsize suburb of Appleton.

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire ranked #8 on this year’s Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin list. UW - Eau Claire is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Eau Claire.

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With a ranking of #9, Concordia University - Wisconsin did quite well on this year’s best schools for criminal justice and corrections students. CUW is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Mequon.

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best criminal justice and corrections programs. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is a very large public school located in the city of Milwaukee.

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Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 2,734
Ohio 3,681
Illinois 3,224
Indiana 2,502

Criminal Justice & Corrections is one of 3 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fire Protection 13,656
Homeland Security 6,367
Other Homeland Security 1,995

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 24 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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