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Most Popular Schools for Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of Phoenix-Online Campus 3,031 4% $10,188
2 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 1,190 40% $30,885
3 Colorado Technical University-Online 769 13% $10,531
4 Columbia College 491 11% $21,833
5 Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix 396 14% $25,521
6 Western Illinois University 375 12% $25,074
7 University of Massachusetts-Lowell 353 11% $24,961
8 Monroe College 341 13% $26,736
9 Union Institute & University 338 51% $12,904
10 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 294 2% $33,592
11 Universidad Del Este 283 14% $7,086
12 University of New Haven 277 14% $50,210
13 University of Louisville 267 6% $22,796
14 Ashford University 241 1% $22,575
15 ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis 240 20% $16,842
16 Virginia Commonwealth University 238 4% $28,297
17 The University of Texas-Pan American 233 7% $16,245
18 Eastern Kentucky University 230 7% $18,960
19 Grantham University 230 11% $7,194
20 Michigan State University 226 2% $24,648
21 University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus 225 10% $11,320
22 Park University 200 8% $23,248
23 Nassau Community College 200 6% $6,093
24 Erie Community College 199 8% $5,859
25 University of South Carolina-Columbia 195 3% $24,804
26 University of Central Missouri 188 7% $18,799
27 Wilmington University 180 6% $11,750
28 Grand Valley State University 179 3% $22,432
29 Saint Leo University 169 3% $33,200
30 Northern Virginia Community College 166 2% $5,377
31 Hudson Valley Community College 164 7% $5,934
32 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College 163 6% $5,766
33 Kean University 162 5% $26,624
34 Middle Tennessee State University 156 3% $20,818
35 CUNY Kingsborough Community College 156 7% $5,798
36 University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus 151 14% $11,275
37 Boise State University 150 4% $20,944
38 St John's University-New York 150 4% $56,971
39 Valencia College 148 1% $3,644
40 University of Mississippi 148 4% $22,444
41 Tiffin University 147 16% $36,481
42 CUNY Queensborough Community College 146 7% $5,788
43 Arizona State University-Skysong 140 12% $21,542
44 Strayer University-Virginia 134 5% $16,845
45 Wayland Baptist University 133 6% $23,410
46 Salem State University 133 7% $22,084
47 Northeastern State University 132 7% $14,298
48 CUNY LaGuardia Community College 132 6% $5,814
49 CUNY Bronx Community College 129 9% $5,802
50 Calumet College of Saint Joseph 117 43% $17,120
51 Berkeley College-Woodland Park 116 16% $24,054
52 National University 116 2% $13,616
53 Columbia Southern University 116 2% $4,895
54 LIU Post 114 6% $50,934
55 Harrison College-Indianapolis 114 9% $16,740
56 Walden University 114 1% $12,660
57 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 113 5% $7,023
58 Berkeley College-New York 112 9% $40,566
59 South University–Savannah Online 112 8% $16,147
60 East Tennessee State University 111 4% $23,607
61 Tidewater Community College 108 2% $5,288
62 Seminole State College of Florida 108 2% $4,561
63 Virginia College-Birmingham 102 8% $12,250
64 Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses 102 8% $6,777
65 ITT Technical Institute-Orange 100 25% $18,048
66 Lock Haven University 99 9% $21,874
67 Hillsborough Community College 99 2% $16,230
68 Austin Peay State University 97 5% $21,513
69 Southwestern Illinois College 97 3% $4,524
70 University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus 96 7% $11,320
71 University of Memphis 96 2% $23,535
72 Missouri Southern State University 94 9% $15,370
73 Raritan Valley Community College 94 9% $4,942
74 Southwest Florida College 93 16% $14,089
75 Ferris State University 92 3% $21,878
76 Drury University 91 8% $34,719
77 Excelsior College 91 2% N/A
78 Bristol Community College 91 7% $5,178
79 Roger Williams University 89 8% $49,394
80 University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus 89 12% $10,240
81 Keuka College 88 14% $43,005
82 Johnson & Wales University-Providence 87 3% $41,461
83 Onondaga Community College 87 7% $17,564
84 Niagara County Community College 85 7% $5,164
85 Pikes Peak Community College 85 4% $4,956
86 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga 85 4% $20,530
87 Lake Superior State University 84 14% $21,788
88 Utah Valley University 84 2% $6,062
89 Niagara University 83 6% $42,350
90 Norwich University 83 5% $49,655
91 Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom 83 6% $4,777
92 ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino 81 19% $18,048
93 Pueblo Community College 81 4% $5,237
94 Mohawk Valley Community College 79 7% $18,481
95 York College Pennsylvania 78 7% $29,790
96 Johnson County Community College 77 3% $3,750
97 Charter College-Anchorage 77 5% $19,882
98 Somerset Community College 74 3% $4,456
99 University of Management and Technology 74 7% $10,050
100 Pace University-New York 73 2% $56,999

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.