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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Missouri

1,789 students earned Criminal Justice degrees in Missouri in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 44th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 115
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

In Missouri, 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 Missouri is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 16.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.3%
  • White: 67.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Missouri

79,100 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.

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Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $56,700, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 11 colleges in Missouri that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Columbia College

Columbia
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
8,347 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years.

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#2

Webster University

Saint Louis
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
8,197 Total Students

In their early career, Webster grads earn an average salary of $33,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,768.

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25 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,959 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. A typical student attending UCM will pay a net price of $13,677. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
16,147 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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11 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
4,860 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,444.

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9 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,001 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,700 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
4,911 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.77 years to graduate. 63% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year.

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#8

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
12,229 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,505 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,725. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 69% of the teachers are full time.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,045 Total Students

In their early career, Missouri Southern grads earn an average salary of $29,500. The full-time teacher rate is 58%. It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in MO

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 42% $86,460
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 19% $73,930
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $50,310
Computer Workers 15% $83,720
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14% $36,470
Financial Examiners 13% $66,240
Emergency Management Directors 12% $57,290
Managers 10% $93,580
Accountants and Auditors 6% $63,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Other Homeland Security 142
Homeland Security 27

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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