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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Connecticut

1,226 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Connecticut in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 15th most popular major in the 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 184
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.9%
  • White: 53.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 10.3%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Connecticut

44,280 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $74,280. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

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

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
6,961 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $33,400. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

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50 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
9,313 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

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11 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
1,384 Total Students

In their early career, Albertus Magnus grads earn an average salary of $41,400. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

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11 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
10,652 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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2 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,246 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. A typical student attending WestConn will pay a net price of $18,215. 83% of students get financical aid.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,155 Total Students

In their early career, UBridgeport grads earn an average salary of $32,300. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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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 13% $0
Computer Workers 12% $99,730
Emergency Management Directors 9% $85,680
Financial Examiners 9% $102,950
Accountants and Auditors 9% $76,450
Managers 9% $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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