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Criminology Schools in Maryland

377 students earned Criminology degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Criminology is the 51st most popular major out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminology Majors in Maryland

Criminology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 334
Master’s Degree 35
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a criminology major is more popular with women than with men.

Criminology Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of criminology majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.2%
  • Black or African American: 15.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.3%
  • White: 50.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.5%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Criminology Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminology Grads in Maryland

14,510 people in the state and 465,550 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminology.

Criminology Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Criminology Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a criminology grad in the state is $74,540, compared to a typical salary of $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Maryland that offer criminology degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

337 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $18,457. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,406 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. In their early career, Mount St Mary's University grads earn an average salary of $41,300. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,371 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $29,444. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,400 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,193 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. 73% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $17,745.

Criminology Careers in MD

Some of the careers criminology majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Managers 2% $119,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Economics 1,392
Political Science & Government 1,134
International Relations & Security 790
Sociology 452
General Social Sciences 334
Other Social Sciences 287
Geography & Cartography 246
Anthropology 103

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