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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Oregon

In 2019-2020, 501 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in OR.

In terms of popularity, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 93rd most popular major in the state out of a total 179 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.2%
  • White: 57.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 13.0%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Oregon

44,760 people in the state and 4,117,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to criminal justice.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Oregon

In this state, criminal justice grads earn an average of $71,450. Nationwide, they make an average of $72,390.


There are 2 colleges in Oregon that offer criminal justice degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
23,640 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,500 a year. A typical student attending Portland State University will pay a net price of $13,040.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
4,554 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,315. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Western Oregon State College.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in OR

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 31% $94,520
Forensic Science Technicians 23% $66,650
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 20% $63,390
Financial Examiners 18% $61,770
Accountants and Auditors 17% $65,760
Computer Workers 15% $77,540
Managers 15% $89,200
Emergency Management Directors 14% $78,840
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 13% $50,460

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