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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 251 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in CT.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 15th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Connecticut

Criminal Justice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 242
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 13.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 58.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.8%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 44,280 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $74,280, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Connecticut that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,867 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. Graduates earn an average $38,600 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,975.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $41,066. The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,456 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,089. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. In their early career, Albertus Magnus grads earn an average salary of $41,400.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,485 Total Students

The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in CT

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 12% $0
Computer Workers 12% $99,730
Emergency Management Directors 9% $85,680
Financial Examiners 9% $102,950
Accountants and Auditors 9% $76,450
Managers 8% $118,140
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8% $70,230
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $74,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Other Homeland Security 40
Fire Protection 8

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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