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Most Popular Schools for Criminal Justice/Police Science Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 American River College 2,637 39% $2,760
2 Santa Rosa Junior College 876 18% $2,990
3 East Los Angeles College 850 22% $2,931
4 Columbia Southern University 740 11% $4,895
5 Monroe College 381 15% $26,736
6 Ferris State University 358 10% $21,878
7 Miami Dade College 288 2% $5,676
8 Alexandria Technical & Community College 279 30% $6,585
9 Rio Salado College 256 5% $3,238
10 Rasmussen College-Minnesota 248 11% $12,114
11 Hennepin Technical College 234 14% $6,998
12 Suffolk County Community College 223 6% $6,350
13 George Mason University 219 3% $25,335
14 Butte College 208 7% $3,014
15 College of Lake County 186 3% $4,704
16 Fox Valley Technical College 184 7% $5,728
17 Brookdale Community College 183 9% $4,637
18 Southern Arkansas University Tech 181 23% $18,019
19 Washington State University 178 3% $27,697
20 Walters State Community College 168 9% $4,815
21 Los Medanos College 168 12% $3,008
22 The Community College of Baltimore County 166 6% $4,959
23 Delaware County Community College 161 10% $6,270
24 Tallahassee Community College 157 5% $2,824
25 Rowan University 156 5% $26,970
26 Rasmussen College-Florida 153 9% $12,114
27 Gateway Technical College 151 7% $5,464
28 Valencia College 149 1% $3,644
29 Houston Community College 143 2% $4,030
30 Madison Area Technical College 142 4% $5,488
31 Chippewa Valley Technical College 139 7% $5,267
32 Waukesha County Technical College 136 7% $5,485
33 Palm Beach State College 136 2% $3,878
34 Daytona State College 133 3% $4,521
35 Kilgore College 132 9% $11,112
36 Schoolcraft College 127 6% $4,440
37 Tarrant County College District 126 2% $2,819
38 Middlesex County College 125 9% $5,050
39 Pasco-Hernando Community College 124 6% $4,495
40 Western Connecticut State University 124 11% $23,426
41 Saint Johns River State College 122 9% $4,264
42 Institute of Technology Inc 122 7% N/A
43 County College of Morris 121 10% $5,385
44 Metropolitan State University 118 5% $8,142
45 Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 117 30% $14,102
46 Camden County College 117 7% $5,740
47 Texas State University 116 2% $19,620
48 Napa Valley College 114 16% $2,852
49 Eastern Florida State College 114 3% $3,696
50 Hillsborough Community College 113 2% $16,230
51 Navarro College 112 7% $16,212
52 Sacramento City College 112 6% $2,760
53 Austin Community College District 111 4% $3,690
54 Cape Fear Community College 111 6% $3,725
55 Quinsigamond Community College 111 9% $5,994
56 Western Piedmont Community College 110 18% $3,626
57 Seminole State College of Florida 110 2% $4,561
58 Fort Myers Institute of Technology 110 19% N/A
59 Minnesota State University-Mankato 109 3% $17,562
60 Essex County College 109 8% $4,584
61 Hartnell College 108 12% $3,005
62 Ventura College 108 6% $3,098
63 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 107 4% $5,634
64 Oakland Community College 106 3% $3,697
65 Citrus College 105 6% $2,839
66 Diablo Valley College 103 5% $3,008
67 Texas A & M International University 102 10% $17,366
68 Imperial Valley College 101 9% $3,036
69 Black River Technical College 100 14% $4,444
70 Community College of Rhode Island 100 5% $5,150
71 Lake Region State College 99 31% $13,807
72 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 99 3% $30,885
73 College of the Sequoias 97 7% $2,962
74 Springfield Technical Community College 97 9% $6,306
75 Southwestern College 97 9% $3,044
76 Missouri Southern State University 96 9% $15,370
77 Red Rocks Community College 96 5% $5,024
78 Antelope Valley College 94 6% $2,804
79 Milwaukee Area Technical College 94 4% $5,728
80 College of San Mateo 91 7% $3,056
81 Rio Hondo College 90 8% $2,843
82 Broward College 89 1% $3,776
83 Lackawanna College 89 22% $25,052
84 Northwest Florida State College 89 5% $4,504
85 Dutchess Community College 89 7% $17,265
86 Moraine Valley Community College 89 3% $5,394
87 Indian River State College 88 2% $3,764
88 Ocean County College 88 6% $5,184
89 East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program 87 14% $3,850
90 Hilbert College 86 33% $30,140
91 Burlington County College 86 6% $4,965
92 Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City 85 9% $4,101
93 SUNY Westchester Community College 85 5% $6,723
94 Gloucester County College 82 9% $5,995
95 Blackhawk Technical College 82 10% $5,417
96 Kankakee Community College 81 9% $4,600
97 Santa Fe College 81 2% $3,180
98 SUNY College of Technology at Canton 79 9% $21,416
99 Vincennes University 79 4% $17,741
100 City College of San Francisco 78 2% $2,984

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Criminal Justice/Police Science 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.