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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Ohio

3,517 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 35th most popular major out of a total 226 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 210
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 25
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

In Ohio, 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 Ohio is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 13.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 70.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
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Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Ohio

There are 138,970 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 Ohio

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $67,750, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 12 colleges in Ohio that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
40,826 Total Students

The 7.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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21 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
26,822 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,000 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

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Xavier University

Cincinnati
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
7,061 Total Students

The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. An average student at Xavier will pay a net price of $32,250.

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16 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
2,933 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

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12 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
18,319 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,630.

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10 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,936 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Wright State University - Main Campus will pay a net price of $16,823. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Wright State University - Main Campus.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
11,835 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
5,926 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $12,895. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,200 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%.

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4 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
2,451 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,559. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
16,094 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. 95% of students get financical aid.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
1,640 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,630. Graduates earn an average $37,400 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
18,142 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 7.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in OH

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 26% $89,370
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 17% $42,720
Financial Examiners 13% $72,150
Forensic Science Technicians 11% $64,410
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 9% $60,450
Computer Workers 8% $82,640
Managers 7% $97,600
Emergency Management Directors 7% $68,930
Accountants and Auditors 5% $64,630

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

Major Annual Graduates in OH
Other Homeland Security 15
Homeland Security 8

View all majors related to Criminal Justice & Corrections

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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