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2021 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools

2,011 Colleges
$31,952 Avg Salary
$24,936 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Criminal Justice & Corrections School for You

In 2018-2019, 122,741 criminal justice and corrections students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #5 most popular in the country.

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Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 2,011 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Criminal Justice & Corrections program at each school on the list.

Check out the criminal justice programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the United States.

Our 2021 rankings named John Jay College of Criminal Justice the most popular school in the United States for criminal justice and corrections students. John Jay is a fairly large public school located in the city of New York.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from John Jay carry an average student debt load of $16,558. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $186.

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Out of the 2,011 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Phoenix - Arizona landed the # 2 spot on the list. UOPX - Arizona is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Tempe.

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#3

Rio Salado College

Tempe, AZ

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Rio Salado College is a great place for criminal justice and corrections students. Rio Salado College is a large public school located in the medium-sized city of Tempe.

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#4

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend East Los Angeles College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. East Los Angeles College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Monterey Park.

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#5

American River College

Sacramento, CA

Out of the 2,011 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, American River College landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the large suburb of Sacramento, American River is a public college with a very large student population.

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Sam Houston State University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking. Located in the distant town of Huntsville, SHSU is a public school with a very large student population.

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American Public University System ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. American Military University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the fringe town of Charles Town.

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#8

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. Liberty University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Lynchburg.

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Southern New Hampshire University ranked #9 on this year’s Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. SNHU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Manchester.

The average amount in student loans that criminal justice majors at SNHU take out is $25,300. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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#10

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

Kaplan University-Indianapolis came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking. Kaplan University-Indianapolis is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

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#11

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

Saint Leo University landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the small suburb of Saint Leo, St. Leo University is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

On average, criminal justice graduates from St. Leo University take out $38,333 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $422.

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#12

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA

Santa Rosa Junior College ranked #12 on this year’s Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. SRJC is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Santa Rosa.

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#13

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University ranked #13 on this year’s Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. Florida State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Tallahassee.

Criminal Justice majors at Florida State take out an average of $28,160 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $316.

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#14

Ashford University

San Diego, CA

Ashford University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #14 on the list. Ashford University is a very large private for-profit school located in the city of San Diego.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Ashford University carry an average student debt load of $39,094. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $432.

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#15

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

With a ranking of #15, Ivy Tech Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public school with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Ivy Tech Community College carry an average student debt load of $12,978. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $134.

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With a ranking of #16, University of Central Florida did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for criminal justice and corrections students. UCF is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Orlando.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from UCF carry an average student debt load of $28,038. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $315.

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#17

Columbia Southern University

Orange Beach, AL

With a ranking of #17, Columbia Southern University did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the fringe town of Orange Beach, Columbia Southern University is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#18

University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

University of New Haven landed the #18 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the large suburb of West Haven, University of New Haven is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

The average amount in student loans that criminal justice majors at University of New Haven take out is $31,657. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $346, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Borough of Manhattan Community College landed the #19 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular criminal justice and corrections programs. BMCC is a fairly large public school located in the city of New York.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from BMCC carry an average student debt load of $5,087. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $53.

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With a ranking of #20, Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for criminal justice and corrections students. Located in the large city of Colorado Springs, Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is a private for-profit school with a very large student population.

Criminal Justice majors at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs take out an average of $42,129 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $464.

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University of Maryland Global Campus came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools ranking. UMGC is a very large public school located in the suburb of Adelphi.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from UMGC carry an average student debt load of $31,235. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $350, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Florida International University ranked #22 on this year’s Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools list. FIU is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Miami.

The average amount in student loans that criminal justice majors at FIU take out is $30,044. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $338, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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California State University - Sacramento landed the #23 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular criminal justice and corrections programs. Sac State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Sacramento.

After completing their degree, criminal justice graduates from Sac State carry an average student debt load of $15,000. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $156.

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#24

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

George Mason University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for criminal justice and corrections students. It came in at #24 on the list. GMU is a very large public school located in the suburb of Fairfax.

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#25

Monroe College

Bronx, NY

Monroe College landed the #25 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular criminal justice and corrections programs. Located in the city of Bronx, Monroe College is a private for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

Criminal Justice majors at Monroe College take out an average of $24,016 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $263.

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#27

Valencia College

Orlando, FL
#28

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI
#32

South Texas College

McAllen, TX
#33

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, FL
#37

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
#38

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee, FL
#42

San Diego Miramar College

San Diego, CA
#43

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
#44

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ
#45

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL
#46

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL
#47

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

Remaining Award Winners

This section shows the remainder of the schools awarded a Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 2011 different United States criminal justice and corrections schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
52 Camden County College Blackwood, NJ
53 El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
53 National University College Bayamon, PR
55 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY
56 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
57 San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino, CA
58 Passaic County Community College Paterson, NJ
59 Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
60 The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX
61 Columbia College Columbia, MO
62 LaGuardia Community College Long Island City, NY
62 University of Houston - Downtown Houston, TX
64 University of Phoenix - California Costa Mesa, CA
65 University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
66 Imperial Valley College Imperial, CA
67 Universidad del Este Carolina, PR
67 Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden, AR
69 Troy University Troy, AL
70 University of North Texas Denton, TX
70 Ventura College Ventura, CA
72 Grantham University Lenexa, KS
73 Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
74 California State University - San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA
75 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
76 Bethel University McKenzie, TN
77 Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers, FL
78 University of Louisville Louisville, KY
79 St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
80 Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn, NY
81 Grambling State University Grambling, LA
82 Queensborough Community College Bayside, NY
83 Westfield State University Westfield, MA
84 College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
84 Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY
84 California State University - Dominguez Hills Carson, CA
87 San Jose State University San Jose, CA
87 Butte College Oroville, CA
89 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
90 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
91 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
91 The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX
93 Farmingdale State College Farmingdale, NY
93 Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
93 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
96 Polk State College Winter Haven, FL
96 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
96 University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE
99 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
100 East Carolina University Greenville, NC
100 Moreno Valley College Moreno Valley, CA
102 Rutgers University - Newark Newark, NJ
102 Eastern Gateway Community College Steubenville, OH
104 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK
104 Park University Parkville, MO
106 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
106 Pima Community College Tucson, AZ
108 Columbus State University Columbus, GA
109 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
110 Walters State Community College Morristown, TN
110 Kent State University at Kent Kent, OH
112 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
113 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
114 Grossmont College El Cajon, CA
114 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
114 Fort Myers Technical College Fort Myers, FL
117 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
117 Fresno City College Fresno, CA
119 California State University - Stanislaus Turlock, CA
120 Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria, MN
120 Berkeley College - New York New York, NY
122 Citrus College Glendora, CA
122 Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA
124 Washington State University Pullman, WA
124 Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
126 South Georgia Technical College Americus, GA
127 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
128 Berkeley College - Woodland Park Woodland Park, NJ
129 Wilmington University New Castle, DE
130 Monterey Peninsula College Monterey, CA
131 National University La Jolla, CA
131 California State University - Long Beach Long Beach, CA
131 California State University - Chico Chico, CA
131 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
135 Pennsylvania State University - University Park University Park, PA
136 Portland State University Portland, OR
137 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
138 Boston University Boston, MA
138 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
140 Universidad Metropolitana San Juan, PR
140 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
142 Champlain College Burlington, VT
142 College of the Sequoias Visalia, CA
144 Union Institute & University Cincinnati, OH
145 Central Texas College Killeen, TX
146 Eastfield College Mesquite, TX
147 Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX
148 Albany Technical College Albany, GA
149 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
149 Bakersfield College Bakersfield, CA
151 University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO
151 Bronx Community College Bronx, NY
153 University of Wisconsin - Platteville Platteville, WI
153 Lamar University Beaumont, TX
155 Kean University Union, NJ
156 Utica College Utica, NY
157 New Mexico State University - Main Campus Las Cruces, NM
157 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
159 Lewis University Romeoville, IL
159 Excelsior College Albany, NY
161 University of Virginia - Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
161 University of Baltimore Baltimore, MD
161 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
161 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY
165 Gavilan College Gilroy, CA
165 University at Albany Albany, NY
165 Radford University Radford, VA
168 University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL
169 California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA
170 California State University - East Bay Hayward, CA
170 California State University - Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA
172 College of Central Florida Ocala, FL
172 Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN
172 Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO
175 North Carolina Central University Durham, NC
175 Yuba College Marysville, CA
175 Buffalo State Buffalo, NY
175 Illinois State University Normal, IL
179 San Joaquin Delta College Stockton, CA
180 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
180 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
180 Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA
183 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
183 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
185 University of Mississippi University, MS
185 Sierra College Rocklin, CA
185 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
185 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg, PA
189 Salve Regina University Newport, RI
189 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
189 Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City, LA
189 Capella University Minneapolis, MN
193 Antelope Valley College Lancaster, CA
194 San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia, CA
195 Walden University Minneapolis, MN
195 Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
195 Curry College Milton, MA
198 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, AR
198 Golden West College Huntington Beach, CA
200 Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA
201 The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville, TX
201 Brookdale Community College Lincroft, NJ
201 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
201 ASA College Brooklyn, NY
205 Arkansas State University - Beebe Beebe, AR
205 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
207 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Mercedita, PR
207 Post University Waterbury, CT
209 Universidad del Turabo Gurabo, PR
210 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
211 Faulkner University Montgomery, AL
212 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
212 Reedley College Reedley, CA
212 Madonna University Livonia, MI
212 University of Massachusetts - Boston Boston, MA
216 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
216 Columbia College Columbia, SC
216 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
216 Owens Community College Perrysburg, OH
216 Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN
221 California University of Pennsylvania California, PA
221 Davidson County Community College Thomasville, NC
223 Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
224 McLennan Community College Waco, TX
224 Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH
224 Delaware County Community College Media, PA
227 Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, CA
227 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
229 Worcester State University Worcester, MA
229 Boise State University Boise, ID
229 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
232 University of New Mexico - Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
232 The College at Brockport Brockport, NY
232 Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill, CA
232 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
232 Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
232 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
238 Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
238 Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC
240 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC
240 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
240 Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
243 Tiffin University Tiffin, OH
243 Drury University - College of Continuing Professional Studies Springfield, MO
243 Salem State University Salem, MA
243 Kilgore College Kilgore, TX
243 Johnson & Wales University - Providence Providence, RI
243 Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
249 Fullerton College Fullerton, CA
249 Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge, LA
249 William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne, NJ
252 El Camino College Torrance, CA
252 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
252 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
252 Norwich University Northfield, VT
252 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
252 Riverside City College Riverside, CA
258 University of Memphis Memphis, TN
258 Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA
260 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
261 Pasco-Hernando State College New Port Richey, FL
262 New Jersey City University Jersey City, NJ
262 Georgia Military College Milledgeville, GA
262 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee, FL
265 University of North Georgia Dahlonega, GA
266 Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington, IN
266 Merced College Merced, CA
268 Hostos Community College Bronx, NY
268 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
268 University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, NC
268 Cerritos College Norwalk, CA
272 Rio Hondo College Whittier, CA
272 Iowa State University Ames, IA
274 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
275 SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
275 Black River Technical College Pocahontas, AR
275 Western Oregon University Monmouth, OR
275 Hartnell College Salinas, CA
275 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
275 University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO
275 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
275 Ball State University Muncie, IN
275 Delaware Technical Community College - Terry Dover, DE
275 Hudson Valley Community College Troy, NY
285 Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO
285 Rasmussen College - Minnesota St. Cloud, MN
287 Middlesex County College Edison, NJ
287 Bristol Community College Fall River, MA
287 Navarro College Corsicana, TX
287 Lackawanna College Scranton, PA
291 Florida Gateway College Lake City, FL
291 SUNY Canton Canton, NY
291 Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH
291 Cumberland County College Vineland, NJ
291 Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
296 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
296 Blinn College Brenham, TX
296 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
299 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
299 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC
299 Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA

Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional popular schools for Criminal Justice & Corrections students that almost earned our Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools award.

Rank College Location
302 North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro, NC
302 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
302 George Stone Technical Center Pensacola, FL
302 Prairie View A & M University Prairie View, TX
302 Monroe Community College Rochester, NY
302 Northeastern State University Tahlequah, OK
302 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, PA
309 American InterContinental University - Atlanta Atlanta, GA
309 Colorado State University - Global Campus Greenwood Village, CO
309 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC
309 Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, TX
313 County College of Morris Randolph, NJ
313 Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu, HI
313 Red Rocks Community College Lakewood, CO
313 Rowan College at Gloucester County Sewell, NJ
313 Strayer University - Virginia Arlington, VA
318 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg, PA
318 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
318 Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA
318 College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
318 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Aguadilla, PR
323 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
323 Mt. San Jacinto College San Jacinto, CA
323 George Washington University Washington, DC
326 University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Carolina, PR
326 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Indiana, PA
328 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
328 The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN
328 SUNY Oswego Oswego, NY
328 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato, MN
328 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
333 Moorpark College Moorpark, CA
333 Stevenson University Stevenson, MD
333 Houston Community College Houston, TX
333 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
333 Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA
333 SUNY Delhi Delhi, NY
339 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Denver, CO
339 Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA
339 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, NY
339 Santa Ana College Santa Ana, CA
339 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
344 SOWELA Technical Community College Lake Charles, LA
344 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
344 Bryant & Stratton College - Online Orchard Park, NY
347 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
347 University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS
347 Rowan College at Burlington County Mount Laurel, NJ
347 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
351 College of San Mateo San Mateo, CA
351 University of Toledo Toledo, OH
351 Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury, MD
351 Union County College Cranford, NJ
355 ECPI University Virginia Beach, VA
355 North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount, NC
355 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA
355 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
359 Suncoast Technical College Sarasota, FL
359 Weber State University Ogden, UT
359 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg, PA
359 SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla, NY
359 Rutgers University - Camden Camden, NJ
359 LIU Post Brookville, NY
359 University of South Carolina - Upstate Spartanburg, SC
366 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA
366 Wayne State University Detroit, MI
366 Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ
366 University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, KY
366 Massasoit Community College Brockton, MA
371 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC
371 Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem, PA
371 Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN
371 Odessa College Odessa, TX
375 Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA
375 Isothermal Community College Spindale, NC
375 Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale, AZ
375 Marshall University Huntington, WV
375 Chipola College Marianna, FL
380 Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT
380 Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park, MN
380 Cleveland Community College Shelby, NC
380 Baker College Flint, MI
384 Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC
384 Victor Valley College Victorville, CA
384 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
384 Hilbert College Hamburg, NY
388 Wayland Baptist University Plainview, TX
388 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Metro San Juan, PR
388 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
388 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY
392 Rockland Community College Suffern, NY
392 West Hills College-Lemoore Lemoore, CA
394 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Tacoma, WA
394 Century College - White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN
394 Wichita State University Wichita, KS
394 Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, AL
398 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL
398 Arizona Western College Yuma, AZ
398 Brandman University Irvine, CA
398 Mesa Community College Mesa, AZ
398 American University Washington, DC
398 Aims Community College Greeley, CO
398 Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester McAlester, OK

Criminal Justice & Corrections by Region

View the Most Popular 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

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Majors Similar to Criminal Justice

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 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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