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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Washington

53 Criminal Justice students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 62nd most popular major out of a total 200 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 53

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.0%
  • White: 45.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 24.5%

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Washington

There are 93,680 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.


Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Washington

Criminal Justice grads earn an average of $78,970 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.


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

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
7,050 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Seattle U. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,174 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. 88% of students get financical aid.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in WA

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Computer Workers 53% $87,760
Information Security Analysts 43% $105,080
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 29% $51,650
Managers 22% $116,700
Accountants and Auditors 18% $70,600
Emergency Management Directors 13% $107,760
Forensic Science Technicians 10% $58,920
Financial Examiners 10% $85,590
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 10% $52,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Homeland Security 1

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