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Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 48 students earned their Criminal Justice degrees in WI.

As a degree choice, Criminal Justice & Corrections is the 53rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 48

Gender Distribution

In Wisconsin, a criminal justice major is equally popular with women and men.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 77.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Criminal Justice & Corrections Grads in Wisconsin

There are 68,960 people in the state and 4,117,080 people in the nation working in criminal justice jobs.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Criminal Justice & Corrections Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a criminal justice grad in the state is $66,070, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,955 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 79% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. 83% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%.

Criminal Justice & Corrections Careers in WI

Some of the careers criminal justice majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 13% $53,300
Managers 13% $75,630
Accountants and Auditors 13% $63,390
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12% $44,450
Financial Examiners 11% $71,090
Computer Workers 10% $71,050
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 10% $71,150
Emergency Management Directors 0% $70,150

View Nationwide Criminal Justice & Corrections Report

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