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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 155 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in MO.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 44th most popular major in this 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 142
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 18.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.0%
  • White: 61.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Missouri

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $56,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
46% Graduation Rate
12,080 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,148.

#2

Webster University

Saint Louis
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,406 Total Students

The average student takes 4.27 years to complete their degree at Webster. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
11,487 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at UCM.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,375 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,273.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
5,292 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,800 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,071 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
5,669 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,607. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 61%.

#8

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $27,861. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SLU. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 68%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
6,006 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,635. 95% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time.

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 18% $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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