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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Utah

In 2019-2020, 615 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in UT.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 39th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 305
Associate Degree 228
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 70
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 70
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 70
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.3%
  • White: 66.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Utah

There are 32,630 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Utah

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $70,980. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

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There are 14 colleges in Utah that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
40,936 Total Students

In their early career, UVU grads earn an average salary of $34,500. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,159. 74% of students get financical aid.

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91 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
29,596 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate.

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Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,293 Total Students

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Salt Lake Community College will pay a net price of $6,963. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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Dixie State University

Saint George
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
12,043 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. In their early career, Dixie State College grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

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51 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
12,582 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,285.

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27 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
27,691 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at USU.

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16 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,109 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,469 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,686. Of all the students who attend this school, 48% get financial aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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#9

Provo College

Provo
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
579 Total Students

56% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,753. 94% of students get financical aid.

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Snow College

Ephraim
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
5,800 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,849 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. An average student at Westminster College Salt Lake will pay a net price of $20,674. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in UT

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Private Detectives and Investigators 64% $38,510
Information Security Analysts 50% $84,090
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 44% $67,190
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 41% $39,350
Computer Workers 34% $73,370
Accountants and Auditors 33% $63,410
Managers 31% $92,070
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 23% $52,550
Forensic Science Technicians 21% $0
Emergency Management Directors 21% $56,220
Police and Detective Supervisors 21% $74,310
Financial Examiners 19% $60,630
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 16% $49,520
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 15% $65,870
Bailiffs 8% $49,410
Correctional Officer Supervisors 4% $75,800
Correctional Officers and Jailers 2% $44,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Fire Protection 276
Homeland Security 2

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