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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Delaware

In 2019-2020, 281 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in DE.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 62

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 22.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.1%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 6.8%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Delaware

There are 11,810 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Delaware

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $77,410. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.


There are 2 colleges in Delaware that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Wilmington University

New Castle
74 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,769 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,683. It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. 66% of students get financical aid.

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Wesley College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
917 Total Students

30% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,846.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in DE

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 35% $104,550
Forensic Science Technicians 33% $0
Financial Examiners 19% $78,150
Accountants and Auditors 14% $72,750
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 13% $37,770
Managers 10% $124,710
Computer Workers 5% $0
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $76,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Homeland Security 34

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