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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Connecticut

214 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Connecticut in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 19th most popular major out of a total 173 majors commonly available.

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 210
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 15.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.9%
  • White: 56.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 7.9%

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.


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.


There are 5 colleges in Connecticut that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

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

This private school has an average net price of $35,735. In their early career, University of New Haven grads earn an average salary of $45,887. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

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

An average student at Albertus Magnus will pay a net price of $26,613. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,558 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,723. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,806 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,084.

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 41
Fire Protection 3

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