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2021 Best Criminology Schools in Texas

7 Colleges
$36,283 Avg Salary
$24,319 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Criminology School for You

Criminology is the #124 most popular major in Texas with 452 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Criminology Schools in Texas ranking. Our analysis looked at 7 schools in Texas to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Criminology Schools in Texas

The colleges and universities below are the best for criminology majors pursuing a .

Top Texas Schools in Criminology

Our analysis found University of Houston - Clear Lake to be the best school for criminology students who want to pursue a degree in Texas. University of Houston - Clear Lake is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Houston.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a great place for criminology students. Located in the city of Odessa, UT Permian Basin is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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#3

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means St. Mary’s University is a great place for criminology students. Located in the city of San Antonio, St. Mary's is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Out of the 7 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, The University of Texas at Dallas landed the # 4 spot on the list. UT Dallas is a very large public school located in the city of Richardson.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Texas A&M University - Kingsville. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best Criminology Schools in Texas list. Texas A&M Kingsville is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of Kingsville.

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Saint Edward’s University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Criminology Schools in Texas ranking. St. Edward's University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Austin.

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Texas A&M University - Commerce came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Criminology Schools in Texas ranking. Texas A&M Commerce is a large public school located in the town of Commerce.

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Best Criminology Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 313
Oklahoma 14
New Mexico 59

One of 13 majors within the area of study, criminology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Criminology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,297
Political Science & Government 47,035
Sociology 37,611
General Social Sciences 19,694
International Relations & National Security 15,207

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 7 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • 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).

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