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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Kansas

25 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Kansas in the 2020-2021 year.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 72nd most popular major in the state out of a total 177 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 22
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 64.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 20.0%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Kansas

In this state, there are 33,640 people employed in jobs related to a criminal justice degree, compared to 4,117,080 nationwide.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Kansas

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $52,090. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.


There are 3 colleges in Kansas that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
14,999 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. In their early career, WSU grads earn an average salary of $39,996. This public school has an average net price of $14,859.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,413 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,123. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
5,880 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 64% of the teachers are full time.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in KS

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 30% $85,810
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14% $41,360
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 14% $47,340
Accountants and Auditors 12% $61,130
Managers 11% $96,210
Forensic Science Technicians 9% $51,100
Computer Workers 8% $76,510
Financial Examiners 6% $65,510
Emergency Management Directors 5% $54,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Homeland Security 18

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