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#1

#1 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Stockton University
Galloway, NJ

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

168

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,515

Median Starting Salary

$59,687

#2

#2 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

339

SAT Score

1,360–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$16,210

Median Starting Salary

$57,525

#3

#3 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

140

SAT Score

950–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$17,088

Median Starting Salary

$58,785

#4

#4 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

51%

Annual Degrees Awarded

238

SAT Score

1,030–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$5,001

Median Starting Salary

$56,700

#5

#5 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Indiana, PA

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

124

SAT Score

940–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$20,205

Median Starting Salary

$60,957

#6

#6 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

409

SAT Score

1,150–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$11,004

Median Starting Salary

$54,211

#7

#7 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

The University of Tampa
Tampa, FL

Acceptance Rate

26%

Annual Degrees Awarded

119

SAT Score

1,100–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$34,653

Median Starting Salary

$62,346

#8

#8 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

California State University-Fresno
Fresno, CA

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

394

SAT Score

890–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$7,507

Median Starting Salary

$56,608

#9

#9 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA

Acceptance Rate

21%

Annual Degrees Awarded

322

SAT Score

1,240–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$14,033

Median Starting Salary

$53,577

#10

#10 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

144

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$18,044

Median Starting Salary

$66,229

#11

#11 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

California State University-San Marcos
San Marcos, CA

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

263

SAT Score

950–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$10,463

Median Starting Salary

$56,882

#12

#12 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

192

SAT Score

1,100–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$16,098

Median Starting Salary

$56,958

#13

#13 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

162

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$53,907

#14

#14 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

230

SAT Score

1,140–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$20,592

Median Starting Salary

$59,880

#15

#15 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Stonehill College
Easton, MA

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

54

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$31,021

Median Starting Salary

$69,426

#16

#16 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Saint Anselm College
Manchester, NH

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

41

SAT Score

1,140–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$35,080

Median Starting Salary

$69,209

#17

#17 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Niagara University
Niagara University, NY

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

59

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,165

Median Starting Salary

$62,208

#18

#18 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

125

SAT Score

1,340–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$19,582

Median Starting Salary

$57,985

#19

#19 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

118

SAT Score

910–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$12,688

Median Starting Salary

$58,723

#20

#20 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

152

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,202

Median Starting Salary

$59,536

#21

#21 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

110

SAT Score

1,060–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$20,695

Median Starting Salary

$63,532

#22

#22 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

111

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$60,269

#23

#23 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

99

SAT Score

930–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$15,625

Median Starting Salary

$58,051

#24

#24 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

232

SAT Score

990–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$17,115

Median Starting Salary

$58,657

#25

#25 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Saint Vincent College
Latrobe, PA

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$23,121

Median Starting Salary

$63,257

#26

#26 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,040–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,021

Median Starting Salary

$59,766

#27

#27 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

57

SAT Score

980–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$18,628

Median Starting Salary

$62,273

#28

#28 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

157

SAT Score

980–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$15,352

Median Starting Salary

$59,051

#29

#29 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg, VA

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$23,256

Median Starting Salary

$62,504

#30

#30 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Lycoming College
Williamsport, PA

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,060–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$19,697

Median Starting Salary

$60,256

#31

#31 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Missouri State University-Springfield
Springfield, MO

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

110

SAT Score

1,040–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$17,677

Median Starting Salary

$58,752

#32

#32 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Framingham State University
Framingham, MA

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

54

SAT Score

1,010–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$17,715

Median Starting Salary

$60,739

#33

#33 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

SUNY College at Old Westbury
Old Westbury, NY

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

66

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,329

Median Starting Salary

$57,285

#34

#34 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Missouri-St Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Acceptance Rate

51%

Annual Degrees Awarded

85

SAT Score

1,040–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$13,211

Median Starting Salary

$55,087

#35

#35 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of La Verne
La Verne, CA

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

58

SAT Score

970–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$25,103

Median Starting Salary

$56,690

#36

#36 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mount St. Mary's University
Emmitsburg, MD

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,040–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$24,379

Median Starting Salary

$64,145

#37

#37 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Washington State University
Pullman, WA

Washington State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

163

SAT Score

1,030–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,911

Median Starting Salary

$57,697

#38

#38 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

93

SAT Score

1,200–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$18,709

Median Starting Salary

$58,526

#39

#39 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

70

SAT Score

1,100–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,304

Median Starting Salary

$64,328

#40

#40 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Cabrini University
Radnor, PA

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,020–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$21,981

Median Starting Salary

$60,029

#41

#41 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,070–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$23,808

Median Starting Salary

$60,403

#42

#42 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus
Madison, NJ

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,040–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$21,408

Median Starting Salary

$58,720

#43

#43 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, CA

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,170–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$30,416

Median Starting Salary

$60,449

#44

#44 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Lasell University
Newton, MA

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,010–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$29,706

Median Starting Salary

$64,057

#45

#45 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, MA

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

61

SAT Score

1,030–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$19,700

Median Starting Salary

$58,072

#46

#46 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Florida-Online
Gainesville, FL

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,270–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$10,791

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

#47

#47 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

93

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,399

Median Starting Salary

$55,277

#48

#48 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

55

SAT Score

1,220–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$33,136

Median Starting Salary

$63,858

#49

#49 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,220–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$38,727

Median Starting Salary

$65,896

#50

#50 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

67

SAT Score

1,260–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$24,577

Median Starting Salary

$60,009

#51

#51 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Delaware State University
Dover, DE

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

43

SAT Score

850–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$11,886

Median Starting Salary

$60,160

#52

#52 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Davis & Elkins College
Elkins, WV

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

760–1,040

Est. Net Price *

$20,126

Median Starting Salary

$59,163

#53

#53 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

National Louis University
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

63

SAT Score

850–930

Est. Net Price *

$14,769

Median Starting Salary

$56,012

#54

#54 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$51,817

#55

#55 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

William Peace University
Raleigh, NC

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,030–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$23,041

Median Starting Salary

$57,810

#56

#56 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Cottey College
Nevada, MO

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

980–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$17,123

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

#57

#57 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

55

SAT Score

1,300–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$14,852

Median Starting Salary

$57,783

#58

#58 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Emmanuel College
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,170–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$32,273

Median Starting Salary

$64,988

#59

#59 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mary Baldwin University
Staunton, VA

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

950–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$18,746

Median Starting Salary

$56,934

#60

#60 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo
Arecibo, PR

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

740–950

Est. Net Price *

$9,155

Median Starting Salary

$54,768

#61

#61 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Lebanon Valley College
Annville, PA

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,130–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$26,743

Median Starting Salary

$64,623

#62

#62 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Geneva College
Beaver Falls, PA

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,020–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$20,999

Median Starting Salary

$60,669

#63

#63 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

62

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$19,587

Median Starting Salary

$61,384

#64

#64 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Coker University
Hartsville, SC

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

930–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$19,345

Median Starting Salary

$57,331

#65

#65 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

St. John Fisher University
Rochester, NY

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,100–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$28,312

Median Starting Salary

$62,047

#66

#66 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Slippery Rock, PA

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

53

SAT Score

970–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$17,873

Median Starting Salary

$63,117

#67

#67 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

St Bonaventure University
Saint Bonaventure, NY

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,080–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$26,004

Median Starting Salary

$63,816

#68

#68 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Arcadia University
Glenside, PA

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,110–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$29,692

Median Starting Salary

$61,661

#69

#69 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,110–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$21,881

Median Starting Salary

$59,599

#70

#70 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

69

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,990

Median Starting Salary

$57,183

#71

#71 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Villanova University
Villanova, PA

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,400–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$34,837

Median Starting Salary

$64,304

#72

#72 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Virginia Union University
Richmond, VA

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

820–990

Est. Net Price *

$21,057

Median Starting Salary

$57,572

#73

#73 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

980–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$23,500

Median Starting Salary

$58,413

#74

#74 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Denver
Denver, CO

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,270–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$42,423

Median Starting Salary

$60,770

#75

#75 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$56,432

#76

#76 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

770–1,020

Est. Net Price *

$8,521

Median Starting Salary

$54,100

#77

#77 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Howard Payne University
Brownwood, TX

Acceptance Rate

62%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

950–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$24,117

Median Starting Salary

$61,065

#78

#78 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Randolph-Macon College
Ashland, VA

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,040–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$28,389

Median Starting Salary

$64,743

#79

#79 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Heidelberg University
Tiffin, OH

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,020–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$20,053

Median Starting Salary

$62,634

#80

#80 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

990–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$16,296

Median Starting Salary

$61,425

#81

#81 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Rosemont College
Rosemont, PA

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$19,741

Median Starting Salary

$58,592

#82

#82 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,170–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$33,777

Median Starting Salary

$66,858

#83

#83 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Upper Iowa University
Fayette, IA

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

41

SAT Score

960–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$24,563

Median Starting Salary

$56,706

#84

#84 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Johnson C Smith University
Charlotte, NC

Acceptance Rate

25%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

790–980

Est. Net Price *

$20,045

Median Starting Salary

$57,877

#85

#85 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Drury University
Springfield, MO

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$20,996

Median Starting Salary

$55,508

#86

#86 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Pomona, CA

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

80

SAT Score

1,010–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$12,480

Median Starting Salary

$54,228

#87

#87 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Flagler College
Saint Augustine, FL

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,080–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$26,547

Median Starting Salary

$59,982

#88

#88 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Saint Mary
Leavenworth, KS

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

900–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$21,887

Median Starting Salary

$61,132

#89

#89 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

77

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,826

Median Starting Salary

$58,388

#90

#90 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,200–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$35,036

Median Starting Salary

$61,018

#91

#91 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

53

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,031

Median Starting Salary

$63,269

#92

#92 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Avila University
Kansas City, MO

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

970–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$17,210

Median Starting Salary

$58,203

#93

#93 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Tabor College
Hillsboro, KS

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

920–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$21,080

Median Starting Salary

$60,418

#94

#94 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

1,180–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$13,555

Median Starting Salary

$53,635

#95

#95 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

64

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,625

Median Starting Salary

$57,580

#96

#96 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Butler University
Indianapolis, IN

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$37,399

Median Starting Salary

$66,902

#97

#97 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

58

SAT Score

1,080–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$15,364

Median Starting Salary

$55,634

#98

#98 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Benedictine College
Atchison, KS

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,110–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$30,067

Median Starting Salary

$65,546

#99

#99 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Providence College
Providence, RI

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,970

Median Starting Salary

$68,337

#100

#100 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Florida Southern College
Lakeland, FL

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,100–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$27,324

Median Starting Salary

$60,843

#101

#101 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Whitewater, WI

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

55

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,322

Median Starting Salary

$62,795

#102

#102 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, MI

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

43

SAT Score

1,020–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$12,444

Median Starting Salary

$53,270

#103

#103 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Maryville College
Maryville, TN

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,010–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$21,583

Median Starting Salary

$58,000

#104

#104 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$28,322

Median Starting Salary

$61,496

#105

#105 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Hastings College
Hastings, NE

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,240–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$22,128

Median Starting Salary

$62,478

#106

#106 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

45

SAT Score

1,090–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$14,739

Median Starting Salary

$55,937

#107

#107 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

McPherson College
McPherson, KS

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$25,065

Median Starting Salary

$61,287

#108

#108 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

48

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$12,011

Median Starting Salary

$56,390

#109

#109 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of St Thomas
Saint Paul, MN

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,190–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$30,137

Median Starting Salary

$63,583

#110

#110 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Le Moyne College
Syracuse, NY

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,150–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$23,309

Median Starting Salary

$61,910

#111

#111 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$55,885

#112

#112 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

68

SAT Score

890–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$12,827

Median Starting Salary

$58,554

#113

#113 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

900–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$17,358

Median Starting Salary

$59,817

#114

#114 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

DePaul University
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,110–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$32,151

Median Starting Salary

$59,593

#115

#115 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

28

SAT Score

1,240–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$39,267

Median Starting Salary

$56,413

#116

#116 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mercer University
Macon, GA

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,210–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$22,087

Median Starting Salary

$55,696

#117

#117 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

57

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,719

Median Starting Salary

$56,135

#118

#118 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,050–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$36,031

Median Starting Salary

$69,371

#119

#119 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mount Saint Joseph University
Cincinnati, OH

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,080–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$17,506

Median Starting Salary

$60,248

#120

#120 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Colorado State University Pueblo
Pueblo, CO

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

910–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$13,033

Median Starting Salary

$58,240

#121

#121 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Auburn University
Auburn, AL

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,190–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$25,271

Median Starting Salary

$59,908

#122

#122 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

1,040–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,782

Median Starting Salary

$62,852

#123

#123 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Assumption University
Worcester, MA

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

990–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$28,911

Median Starting Salary

$67,962

#124

#124 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Saint Michael's College
Colchester, VT

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,190–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$27,700

Median Starting Salary

$69,437

#125

#125 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Capital University
Columbus, OH

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

970–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$24,439

Median Starting Salary

$61,075

#126

#126 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Wilkes University
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,070–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$27,918

Median Starting Salary

$60,017

#127

#127 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,090–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$31,687

Median Starting Salary

$61,902

#128

#128 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,260–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$24,825

Median Starting Salary

$60,217

#129

#129 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

LeTourneau University
Longview, TX

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,090–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$26,974

Median Starting Salary

$56,205

#130

#130 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Webster University
Saint Louis, MO

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,020–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$23,069

Median Starting Salary

$57,349

#131

#131 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Union University
Jackson, TN

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$28,585

Median Starting Salary

$56,152

#132

#132 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$14,954

Median Starting Salary

$57,987

#133

#133 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Southern Wesleyan University
Central, SC

Acceptance Rate

51%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,020–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$17,639

Median Starting Salary

$57,885

#134

#134 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,755

Median Starting Salary

$60,825

#135

#135 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$14,197

Median Starting Salary

$61,327

#136

#136 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Otterbein University
Westerville, OH

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$22,661

Median Starting Salary

$63,280

#137

#137 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Houston, TX

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,000–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$17,871

Median Starting Salary

$55,090

#138

#138 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Dominican University
River Forest, IL

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

890–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$18,162

Median Starting Salary

$57,670

#139

#139 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of St Thomas
Houston, TX

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,030–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$19,207

Median Starting Salary

$56,471

#140

#140 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mount Saint Mary's University
Los Angeles, CA

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

910–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$28,717

Median Starting Salary

$58,122

#141

#141 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Huntington University
Huntington, IN

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

970–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$20,066

Median Starting Salary

$61,443

#142

#142 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Saint Edward's University
Austin, TX

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$27,193

Median Starting Salary

$58,541

#143

#143 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Pacific University
Forest Grove, OR

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,030–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$33,472

Median Starting Salary

$61,679

#144

#144 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,080–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$23,439

Median Starting Salary

$61,474

#145

#145 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Maryville University of Saint Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$26,757

Median Starting Salary

$60,259

#146

#146 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
River Falls, WI

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,427

Median Starting Salary

$62,941

#147

#147 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Oklahoma Baptist University
Shawnee, OK

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$24,672

Median Starting Salary

$60,344

#148

#148 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Regis University
Denver, CO

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,030–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$26,377

Median Starting Salary

$57,410

#149

#149 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$26,666

Median Starting Salary

$58,756

#150

#150 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Lander University
Greenwood, SC

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

950–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,524

Median Starting Salary

$59,503

#151

#151 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

William Penn University
Oskaloosa, IA

Acceptance Rate

58%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

880–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$20,922

Median Starting Salary

$59,388

#152

#152 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Lee University
Cleveland, TN

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,010–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$19,726

Median Starting Salary

$59,820

#153

#153 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, IA

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,040–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$19,204

Median Starting Salary

$58,995

#154

#154 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Ponce, PR

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

28

SAT Score

790–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$10,283

Median Starting Salary

$54,493

#155

#155 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Fresno Pacific University
Fresno, CA

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

970–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$15,255

Median Starting Salary

$57,790

#156

#156 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,456

Median Starting Salary

$56,807

#157

#157 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Carlow University
Pittsburgh, PA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

850–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$17,437

Median Starting Salary

$58,955

#158

#158 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

California State Polytechnic University-Humboldt
Arcata, CA

Acceptance Rate

98%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

970–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$14,325

Median Starting Salary

$56,231

#159

#159 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

920–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$22,675

Median Starting Salary

$59,000

#160

#160 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Baker University
Baldwin City, KS

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$23,957

Median Starting Salary

$59,496

#161

#161 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Nevada-Reno
Reno, NV

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$16,670

Median Starting Salary

$57,555

#162

#162 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

McMurry University
Abilene, TX

Acceptance Rate

56%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,040–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$18,757

Median Starting Salary

$58,665

#163

#163 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
Teaneck, NJ

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,030

Median Starting Salary

$59,524

#164

#164 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Lakeland University
Plymouth, WI

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

930–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$21,611

Median Starting Salary

$57,582

#165

#165 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, WI

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$15,510

Median Starting Salary

$62,073

#166

#166 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Wright State University-Lake Campus
Celina, OH

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$11,585

Median Starting Salary

$58,251

#167

#167 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Mobile
Mobile, AL

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,080–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$22,260

Median Starting Salary

$58,759

#168

#168 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Wright State University-Main Campus
Dayton, OH

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$15,650

Median Starting Salary

$57,813

#169

#169 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

St. Mary's University
San Antonio, TX

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,030–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$21,379

Median Starting Salary

$56,170

#170

#170 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$11,347

Median Starting Salary

$55,367

#171

#171 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,343

Median Starting Salary

$57,086

#172

#172 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Wells College
Aurora, NY

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

960–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$20,601

Median Starting Salary

$59,298

#173

#173 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Concordia University Texas
Austin, TX

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,010–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$24,761

Median Starting Salary

$58,595

#174

#174 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Crown College
Saint Bonifacius, MN

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

970–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$25,504

Median Starting Salary

$61,820

#175

#175 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

The University of Texas Permian Basin
Odessa, TX

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

910–1,090

Est. Net Price *

$10,370

Median Starting Salary

$57,250

#176

#176 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Barry University
Miami, FL

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

930–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$20,207

Median Starting Salary

$57,011

#177

#177 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

University of Akron Main Campus
Akron, OH

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$14,667

Median Starting Salary

$57,690

#178

#178 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Albright College
Reading, PA

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

950–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$21,496

Median Starting Salary

$59,457

#179

#179 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,040–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,685

Median Starting Salary

$58,072

#180

#180 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Briar Cliff University
Sioux City, IA

Acceptance Rate

62%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

990–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$21,620

Median Starting Salary

$59,301

#181

#181 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Bartlesville, OK

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

930–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$27,590

Median Starting Salary

$61,328

#182

#182 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Hiram College
Hiram, OH

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

890–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$19,384

Median Starting Salary

$58,220

#183

#183 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Manchester University
North Manchester, IN

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

900–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$18,024

Median Starting Salary

$63,065

#184

#184 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Magnolia, AR

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

930–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,056

Median Starting Salary

$57,006

#185

#185 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Rockford University
Rockford, IL

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

830–1,090

Est. Net Price *

$25,047

Median Starting Salary

$58,184

#186

#186 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

SUNY College of Technology at Canton
Canton, NY

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,000–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$14,049

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

#187

#187 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,884

Median Starting Salary

$57,370

#188

#188 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Concordia University-Chicago
River Forest, IL

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,000–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$18,832

Median Starting Salary

$60,339

#189

#189 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus
Gurabo, PR

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

740–980

Est. Net Price *

$6,577

Median Starting Salary

$53,321

#190

#190 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus
Mansfield, OH

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$15,988

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

#191

#191 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

116

SAT Score

850–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$11,043

Median Starting Salary

$55,736

#192

#192 Best College for Criminology in the U.S.

Ana G. Mendez University
Orlando, FL

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$17,726

Median Starting Salary

$59,364

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Criminology

A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.

While Criminology offers degrees up to the Post masters certificate, the majority of students earn a Bachelors degree. Students study Criminology all over the country, though the major at the Bachelors degree level has the most graduates in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Criminology is $39,500.

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Careers

Some top careers related to Criminology, include Psychologists, All Other and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, both of which have many employment opportunities. Though there are higher paying jobs, like Psychologists, All Other. the most available position for Criminology majors is Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Criminology majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

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Student Demographics

Total Students
8,709
Female Students
5,457 (62%)
Male Students
3,252 (37%)

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