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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Oklahoma

936 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 29th most popular major out of a total 179 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Oklahoma

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 32
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.5%
  • White: 51.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 23.3%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Oklahoma

There are 42,760 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Oklahoma

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $63,690 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.


There are 6 colleges in Oklahoma that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,219 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
14,132 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.77 years to complete their degree at UCO. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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11 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
7,349 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 72%.

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Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
2,617 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $22,306.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
27,772 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,960 Total Students

The average student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree at University of Tulsa. This private school has an average net price of $20,936. Graduates earn an average $39,800 after graduation.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in OK

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title OK Job Growth OK Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 18% $78,010
Accountants and Auditors 12% $65,030
Emergency Management Directors 11% $46,990
Financial Examiners 10% $60,450
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 10% $46,520
Managers 8% $98,270
Computer Workers 8% $78,630
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 5% $35,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in OK
Fire Protection 16
Homeland Security 1

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