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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Utah

503 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 39th most popular major in the 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 264
Associate’s Degree 144
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 85
Master’s Degree 9
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.3%
  • White: 64.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Utah

In this state, there are 32,630 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Utah

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $70,980 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

37% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UVU grads earn an average salary of $34,500. A typical student attending UVU will pay a net price of $7,572.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The 6.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

#3

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

#4

Dixie State University

Saint George
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
11,193 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,846. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

In their early career, Southern Utah University grads earn an average salary of $30,200. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Southern Utah University. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. 86% of students get financical aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,047 Total Students

42% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,352 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 34% get financial aid. A typical student attending Bridgerland ATC will pay a net price of $7,780. In their early career, Bridgerland ATC grads earn an average salary of $27,200.

#9

Provo College

Provo
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
412 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,764. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it.

#10

Snow College

Ephraim
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. This public school has an average net price of $9,192. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

#10

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,215 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,793.

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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