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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Delaware

75 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Delaware in the 2018-2019 year.

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 75

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 45.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 37.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 10.7%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Delaware

11,810 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Delaware

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $77,410 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
23% Graduation Rate
14,730 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 5% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 8.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Wesley College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
1,151 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years.

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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