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Criminology Schools in Wisconsin

356 students earned Criminology degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

A Criminology major is the 61st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminology Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 234
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 121
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Criminology Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.1%
  • White: 73.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Criminology Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminology Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 12,400 people employed in jobs related to a criminology degree, compared to 465,550 nationwide.

Criminology Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Criminology Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, criminology grads earn an average of $80,270. Nationwide, they make an average of $90,290.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Wisconsin that offer criminology degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,219. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,166. Graduates earn an average $35,900 after graduation. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UW - Whitewater.

#3

Marquette University

Milwaukee
67 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,819 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,693.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
8,413 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,945. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, UW - Stout grads earn an average salary of $39,200.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
5,980 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. A typical student attending UW - River Falls will pay a net price of $15,645.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,511 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,300 a year. The average student takes 4.86 years to complete their degree at UWM. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

Criminology Careers in WI

Some of the careers criminology majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Sociologists 22% $75,860
Managers 13% $75,630

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Economics 1,183
Political Science & Government 764
Sociology 490
Geography & Cartography 285
Anthropology 147
International Relations & Security 93
General Social Sciences 65
Other Social Sciences 46

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