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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Kansas

678 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Kansas in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 48th most popular major in the state.

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

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 18.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.6%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 18.7%

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 4 colleges in Kansas that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
5,828 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. The student loan default rate of 6.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 100% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,800 a year.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. 90% of students get financical aid.

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

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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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 13

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