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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Minnesota

In 2019-2020, 2,013 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in MN.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 27th most popular major in the state out of a total 191 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 270
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 72
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 72
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 72
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 15.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 62.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Minnesota

There are 71,220 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $75,310. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

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There are 7 colleges in Minnesota that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
49,695 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 7%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.80%.

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#2

Capella University

Minneapolis
110 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,930 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 32 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
5,585 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Concordia University, Saint Paul.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
9,792 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,155. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time.

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12 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
11,841 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
14,761 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Minnesota State Mankato.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,552 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,225. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 23% of the teachers are full time.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MN

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 24% $95,360
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $60,500
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10% $54,380
Accountants and Auditors 9% $66,240
Financial Examiners 8% $85,280
Managers 7% $118,410
Emergency Management Directors 4% $80,220
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $74,020

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Homeland Security 49
Other Homeland Security 14

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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