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2022 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools

Identifying Quality Schools at More Affordable Prices

1,176 Colleges
$5,353 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$31,952 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Criminal Justice & Corrections School for You

In 2019-2020, 113,581 criminal justice and corrections students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #5 most popular in the country.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 1,176 schools in the United States to see which programs offered the best value experiences for criminal justice students with the aim of identifying those quality schools that are more affordable than some of their counterparts.

Our ranking of value is based on the quality of a program as defined in our per sticker price dollar. More specifically, we discount our quality score by the published tuition and fees charged by a school. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The value is determined by how much quality your dollar buys.

In our regional and nationwide rankings, out-of-state tution and fees are used in our calculations. Average in-state tuition and fees are used for our statewide rankings.

2022 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in the United States

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

Top 25 Best Schools for Affordable Quality in Criminal Justice & Corrections

$3,168 Average Tuition & Fees

Our analysis found Southeast Community College Area to be the best value school for criminal justice and corrections students who want to pursue a degree in the United States. Southeast Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Lincoln.

Southeast Community College undergraduate students pay an average of $3,168 in tuition and fees each year. After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Southeast Community College carry an average student debtload of $9,425. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $98.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at Southeast Community College Area Report

#2

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, AL

Out of the 1,176 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Columbia Southern University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Columbia Southern University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the town of Orange Beach.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Columbia Southern University are $5,775 per year.

As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Columbia Southern University also is in the top 10% of our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking.

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#3

North Hennepin Community College

Brooklyn Park, MN

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means North Hennepin Community College is a great value for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the large suburb of Brooklyn Park, North Hennepin Community College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at North Hennepin Community College are $4,596 per year. While working on their degree, criminal justice majors at North Hennepin Community College accumulate an average of around $21,389 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $222.

On top of its placing in our value ranking, North Hennepin Community College also did well on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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$4,395 Average Tuition & Fees

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northeast Community College. It ranked #4 on our 2022 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. Located in the town of Norfolk, Northeast is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Northeast are $4,395 per year. After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Northeast carry an average student debtload of $10,750. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $112.

Read full report on Criminal Justice & Corrections at Northeast Community College

Out of the 1,176 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Alexandria Technical & Community College landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the town of Alexandria, ATCC is a public school with a small student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at ATCC are $5,649 per year. Criminal Justice majors at ATCC take out an average of $12,000 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $125.

ATCC also claimed a spot on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools in this category.

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$4,680 Average Tuition & Fees

Metropolitan Community College came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking. MCC is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Omaha.

MCC undergraduate students pay an average of $4,680 in tuition and fees each year. On average, criminal justice graduates from MCC take out $7,664 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $80, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at Metropolitan Community College Report

#7

Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, ND
$4,843 Average Tuition & Fees

Lake Region State College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking. Lake Region State College is a small public school located in the remote town of Devils Lake.

The average tuition and fees for an out-of-state undergraduate student at Lake Region State College are $4,843 a year. Criminal Justice majors at Lake Region State College take out an average of $5,625 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $58.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at Lake Region State College Report

American Public University System did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #8 on the list. American Military University is a very large private for-profit school located in the fringe town of Charles Town.

American Military University undergraduate students pay an average of $7,360 in tuition and fees each year.

American Military University also claimed a spot on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 10% of all schools in this category.

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#9

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Oakland Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #9 on the list. Oakland Community College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Bloomfield Hills.

Oakland Community College undergraduate students pay an average of $4,712 in tuition and fees each year. The average amount in student loans that criminal justice majors at Oakland Community College take out is $7,082. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $73.

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Rochester Community and Technical College landed the #10 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best value criminal justice and corrections programs. Rochester Community and Technical College is a moderately-sized public school located in the midsize city of Rochester.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Rochester Community and Technical College are $5,252 per year. After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College carry an average student debtload of $14,750. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $153, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#11

Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI
$6,191 Average Tuition & Fees

Lakeshore Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #11 on the list. LTC is a small public school located in the rural area of Cleveland.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at LTC are $6,191 per year.

Read full report on Criminal Justice & Corrections at Lakeshore Technical College

#12

Amarillo College

Amarillo, TX
$4,704 Average Tuition & Fees

Amarillo College landed the #12 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best value criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the medium-sized city of Amarillo, Amarillo College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

Amarillo College undergraduate students pay an average of $4,704 in tuition and fees each year.

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Madison Area Technical College came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking. Madison College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Madison.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Madison College are $6,668 per year.

As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Madison College also is in the top 15% of our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at Madison Area Technical College Report

Collin County Community College District landed the #14 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best value criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the midsize suburb of McKinney, Collin County Community College District is a public school with a very large student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Collin County Community College District are $5,014 per year.

On top of its placing in our value ranking, Collin County Community College District also did well on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

Read full report on Criminal Justice & Corrections at Collin County Community College District

$4,512 Average Tuition & Fees

With a ranking of #15, Western Iowa Tech Community College did quite well on this year’s best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the city of Sioux City, Western Iowa Tech Community College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

The average tuition and fees for an out-of-state undergraduate student at Western Iowa Tech Community College are $4,512 a year. After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Western Iowa Tech Community College carry an average student debtload of $11,000. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $114.

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#16

Normandale Community College

Bloomington, MN

Normandale Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #16 on the list. Located in the city of Bloomington, Normandale Community College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

Normandale Community College undergraduate students pay an average of $5,679 in tuition and fees each year. The average amount in student loans that criminal justice majors at Normandale Community College take out is $15,350. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $159.

On top of its placing in our value ranking, Normandale Community College also did well on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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#17

Century College

White Bear Lake, MN
$5,578 Average Tuition & Fees

With a ranking of #17, Century College did quite well on this year’s best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the large suburb of White Bear Lake, Century College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

The average tuition and fees for an out-of-state undergraduate student at Century College are $5,578 a year.

Read full report on Criminal Justice & Corrections at Century College

#18

South Plains College

Levelland, TX
$4,276 Average Tuition & Fees

South Plains College ranked #18 on this year’s Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. South Plains College is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Levelland.

South Plains College undergraduate students pay an average of $4,276 in tuition and fees each year.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at South Plains College Report

With a ranking of #19, Central Lakes College - Brainerd did quite well on this year’s best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the town of Brainerd, Central Lakes College is a public school with a small student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Central Lakes College are $5,759 per year. The average amount in student loans that criminal justice majors at Central Lakes College take out is $12,625. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $131.

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#20

Inver Hills Community College

Inver Grove Heights, MN

Inver Hills Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #20 on the list. IHCC is a small public school located in the large suburb of Inver Grove Heights.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at IHCC are $5,558 per year. While working on their degree, criminal justice majors at IHCC accumulate an average of around $21,000 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $218, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #21, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College did quite well on this year’s best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the rural area of Fennimore, Southwest Tech is a public college with a small student population.

The average tuition and fees for an out-of-state undergraduate student at Southwest Tech are $6,584 a year.

On top of its placing in our value ranking, Southwest Tech also did well on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 20% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

Read full report on Criminal Justice & Corrections at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

#22

Camden County College

Blackwood, NJ
$4,680 Average Tuition & Fees

Camden County College ranked #22 on this year’s Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. Camden County College is a moderately-sized public school located in the large suburb of Blackwood.

The average tuition and fees for an out-of-state undergraduate student at Camden County College are $4,680 a year. Criminal Justice majors at Camden County College take out an average of $10,800 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $112.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at Camden County College Report

Fox Valley Technical College landed the #23 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best value criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the suburb of Appleton, FVTC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

FVTC undergraduate students pay an average of $6,761 in tuition and fees each year.

FVTC also claimed a spot on our Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools in this category.

Full Criminal Justice & Corrections at Fox Valley Technical College Report

#24

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, MN
$5,494 Average Tuition & Fees

With a ranking of #24, Hennepin Technical College did quite well on this year’s best value schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the large suburb of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin Technical College is a public college with a small student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Hennepin Technical College are $5,494 per year. On average, criminal justice graduates from Hennepin Technical College take out $5,500 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $57, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#25

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
$5,930 Average Tuition & Fees

Del Mar College landed the #25 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best value criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the large city of Corpus Christi, DMC is a public school with a large student population.

DMC undergraduate students pay an average of $5,930 in tuition and fees each year.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools

#26

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX
#31

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, LA
#32

Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN
#33

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, MI
#34

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, TX
#37

Odessa College

Odessa, TX
#38

Mid-State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
#42

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA
#43

Golden West College

Huntington Beach, CA
#46

Quincy College

Quincy, MA
#47

Western Technical College

La Crosse, WI
#49

Weatherford College

Weatherford, TX

Remaining Award Winners

This list shows the remainder of the schools awarded a Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1176 different United States criminal justice and corrections schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City, LA
52 South Texas College McAllen, TX
52 Eastern Gateway Community College Steubenville, OH
54 Central Methodist University - College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette, MO
55 Southeast Technical College Sioux Falls, SD
56 Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac, WI
56 Georgia Military College Milledgeville, GA
58 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
59 West Shore Community College Scottville, MI
60 Minot State University Minot, ND
61 Raritan Valley Community College Branchburg, NJ
62 Macomb Community College Warren, MI
63 Hawkeye Community College Waterloo, IA
64 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
64 University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, KY
66 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC
67 New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Las Cruces, NM
68 Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet, MN
69 York County Community College Wells, ME
70 Peru State College Peru, NE
71 Southern Maine Community College South Portland, ME
72 Hibbing Community College Hibbing, MN
73 Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA
74 Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro, GA
74 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
76 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
76 Moreno Valley College Moreno Valley, CA
78 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
79 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
79 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
81 Grayson College Denison, TX
82 University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, NC
83 Arizona State University - Skysong Scottsdale, AZ
84 Galveston College Galveston, TX
85 Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall, MN
86 Blackhawk Technical College Janesville, WI
87 Chadron State College Chadron, NE
88 Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom Lakewood, WA
89 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
90 Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City, SD
90 Bronx Community College Bronx, NY
92 Middlesex County College Edison, NJ
93 Rowan College of South Jersey Gloucester Campus Sewell, NJ
94 Laredo College Laredo, TX
95 Butte College Oroville, CA
96 St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
96 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
98 Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City, NC
99 Gavilan College Gilroy, CA
100 Rockland Community College Suffern, NY
101 National American University - Ellsworth AFB Extension Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD
102 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
103 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS
104 Central Maine Community College Auburn, ME
105 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
106 Herzing University - Brookfield Brookfield, WI
107 Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, CA
108 The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville, TX
109 LaGuardia Community College Long Island City, NY
110 Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, IA
111 McLennan Community College Waco, TX
112 Herzing University - Atlanta Atlanta, GA
113 Borough of Manhattan Community College New York, NY
114 Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY
114 Houston Community College Houston, TX
116 University of Maryland Global Campus Adelphi, MD
117 Queensborough Community College Bayside, NY
117 South Piedmont Community College Polkton, NC
119 Holyoke Community College Holyoke, MA
120 Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO
121 Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
121 Park University Parkville, MO
123 Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Danville, VA
124 Union Institute & University Cincinnati, OH
125 Fulton-Montgomery Community College Johnstown, NY
126 Finger Lakes Community College Canandaigua, NY
127 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL
128 Ocean County College Toms River, NJ
129 Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, IA
130 Granite State College Concord, NH
131 Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury, MD
132 Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI
132 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
132 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
135 Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills, IL
136 Albany Technical College Albany, GA
137 Henry Ford College Dearborn, MI
137 Concordia University, Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN
139 Howard College Big Spring, TX
140 Columbus Technical College Columbus, GA
141 Herzing University - Kenner Kenner, LA
142 Rowan College at Burlington County Mount Laurel, NJ
143 North Central State College Mansfield, OH
144 Wilmington University New Castle, DE
145 Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa, OK
146 University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD
147 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Mercedita, PR
147 Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses Fort Wayne, IN
149 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
150 Herzing University - Akron Akron, OH
151 Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN
152 West Valley College Saratoga, CA
153 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
154 Grantham University Lenexa, KS
155 Herzing University - Madison Madison, WI
155 San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino, CA
157 Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde, TX
158 South Georgia Technical College Americus, GA
159 Excelsior College Albany, NY
160 Kirtland Community College Roscommon, MI
161 Herzing University - Kenosha Kenosha, WI
161 University of Minnesota - Crookston Crookston, MN
163 New Mexico State University - Carlsbad Carlsbad, NM
163 Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson, KS
165 New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Alamogordo, NM
166 Wayne County Community College District Detroit, MI
167 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
167 North Georgia Technical College Clarkesville, GA
169 College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, ID
170 Itawamba Community College Fulton, MS
170 Sussex County Community College Newton, NJ
170 West Texas A&M University Canyon, TX
173 Wayne State College Wayne, NE
174 Brunswick Community College Bolivia, NC
175 Rogue Community College Grants Pass, OR
176 University of Phoenix - Arizona Tempe, AZ

Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great value schools for Criminal Justice & Corrections students seeking value that almost earned our Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools award.

Rank College Location
177 Hostos Community College Bronx, NY
178 Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
178 Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
180 SOWELA Technical Community College Lake Charles, LA
181 Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn, NY
182 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
183 Cochise County Community College District Sierra Vista, AZ
184 Vance-Granville Community College Henderson, NC
185 Santa Ana College Santa Ana, CA
185 Massachusetts Bay Community College Wellesley Hills, MA
185 Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo, MI
188 Temple College Temple, TX
189 National University La Jolla, CA
190 Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI
191 Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome, GA
191 Winona State University Winona, MN
193 Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville, GA
194 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
195 Rio Hondo College Whittier, CA
196 University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Carolina, PR
196 Essex County College Newark, NJ
196 University of Phoenix - California Costa Mesa, CA
199 Mohawk Valley Community College Utica, NY
200 Bethel University McKenzie, TN
201 El Camino College Torrance, CA
202 Valencia College Orlando, FL
203 Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ
204 College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
205 Salve Regina University Newport, RI
205 Louisiana State University - Eunice Eunice, LA
205 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
208 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
209 Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing, NJ
210 Union County College Cranford, NJ
211 Columbia College Columbia, MO
212 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
212 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
212 Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, IN
215 Evergreen Valley College San Jose, CA
215 Herkimer County Community College Herkimer, NY
217 Franklin University Columbus, OH
217 Alamance Community College Graham, NC
219 Davidson County Community College Thomasville, NC
220 Bellevue University Bellevue, NE
221 Middlesex Community College Bedford, MA
222 Blinn College Brenham, TX
222 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
224 The Graduate Center, CUNY New York, NY
225 University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI
226 Orange County Community College Middletown, NY
226 Ventura College Ventura, CA
228 University of Phoenix - Hawaii Honolulu, HI
229 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato, MN
229 Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee, FL
231 Otero Junior College La Junta, CO
231 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
233 Mineral Area College Park Hills, MO
234 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
234 Worcester State University Worcester, MA

Criminal Justice & Corrections by Region

View the Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 4 majors within the area of study, criminal justice and corrections has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fire Protection 13,176
Homeland Security 6,303
Security Science and Technology 6,193
Other Homeland Security 1,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • 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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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