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Criminology Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 452 students earned their Criminology degrees in TX.

As a degree choice, Criminology is the 124th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminology Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 367
Master’s Degree 57
Associate’s Degree 25
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Criminology Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 55.8%
  • White: 27.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Criminology Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminology Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 20,710 people employed in jobs related to a criminology degree, compared to 465,550 nationwide.

Criminology Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Criminology Jobs in Texas

Criminology grads earn an average of $122,130 in the state and $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Texas that offer criminology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,557 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,036. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 9.70% which is lower than average.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,755 Total Students

77% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,000 a year.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,541 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,961 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. Graduates earn an average $44,500 after graduation. The 4.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
12,411 Total Students

The 9.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,875.

#6

St. Mary's University

San Antonio
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
3,648 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
5,834 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,632. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,301 Total Students

The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at St. Edward's University. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,959 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,027 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,371.

Criminology Careers in TX

Some of the careers criminology majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Managers 15% $113,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Political Science & Government 2,574
Economics 2,209
Sociology 1,840
Anthropology 635
Geography & Cartography 622
International Relations & Security 462
General Social Sciences 186
Urban Studies 30

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