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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in New York

824 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Criminal Justice & Corrections major is the 29th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 653
Post-Master’s Certificate 151
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 151
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20

Gender Distribution

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

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 16.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.6%
  • White: 44.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.6%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in New York

There are 306,350 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in New York

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $81,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in New York that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

395 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,880 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years.

#2

Utica College

Utica
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,947 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,251.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,245 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,718 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,792. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,544 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. In their early career, UAlbany grads earn an average salary of $38,700.

#6

LIU Post

Brookville
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,546 Total Students

The 6.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,850 Total Students

An average student at Syracuse will pay a net price of $34,472. Graduates earn an average $45,900 after graduation. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#8

Monroe College

Bronx
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,517 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Monroe College. In their early career, Monroe College grads earn an average salary of $25,500. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,128.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,503 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average.

#10

Iona College

New Rochelle
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
3,613 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in NY

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 28% $113,650
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 22% $53,460
Forensic Science Technicians 20% $63,790
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 18% $52,850
Accountants and Auditors 16% $83,250
Emergency Management Directors 11% $88,310
Computer Workers 11% $90,430
Managers 10% $109,910
Financial Examiners 10% $101,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Homeland Security 234
Other Homeland Security 21

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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