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Most Popular Schools for Criminology Major & Degree Program

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.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 University of South Florida-Main Campus 424 4% $20,760
2 University of Maryland-College Park 394 4% $23,734
3 California State University-Fresno 304 7% $20,682
4 University of California-Irvine 304 4% $30,504
5 Old Dominion University 270 5% $22,267
6 Saint Joseph's University 264 11% $54,772
7 Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus 246 7% $23,920
8 University of Florida 232 2% $19,103
9 Lindenwood University 224 8% $31,140
10 Indiana State University 197 9% $20,619
11 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey 177 8% $27,929
12 Universidad Del Turabo 167 6% $7,086
13 Ohio State University-Main Campus 144 1% $25,479
14 University of Missouri-St Louis 140 5% $24,322
15 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 139 5% $30,885
16 Central Connecticut State University 137 5% $23,197
17 Upper Iowa University 132 7% $35,910
18 University of Nevada-Reno 132 4% $22,600
19 Eastern Michigan University 121 3% $20,756
20 Northern Arizona University 121 2% $22,746
21 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 120 2% $25,409
22 Missouri State University-Springfield 119 3% $19,251
23 University of Delaware 118 3% $25,612
24 California State University-San Marcos 115 5% $23,162
25 University of North Carolina Wilmington 108 3% $20,601
26 University of Utah 103 1% $21,920
27 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 102 1% $25,281
28 Texas A & M University-Kingsville 93 4% $20,423
29 The University of Tampa 90 6% $39,375
30 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 88 4% $22,132
31 Eastern Washington University 85 3% $21,626
32 Regis University 83 3% $46,326
33 University of Minnesota-Duluth 80 3% $23,355
34 Brandman University 77 4% $10,456
35 Ohio University-Main Campus 76 1% $24,396
36 University of Northern Iowa 74 3% $19,880
37 University of West Georgia 71 3% $21,299
38 Arkansas State University-Main Campus 70 2% $20,014
39 Wright State University-Main Campus 66 2% $22,438
40 The University of Texas at Dallas 65 1% $24,784
41 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 62 1% $22,184
42 Cleveland State University 60 2% $25,317
43 SUNY College at Old Westbury 60 6% $19,284
44 University of South Florida-St Petersburg 55 5% $20,170
45 Fresno Pacific University 54 5% $36,991
46 University of Houston-Clear Lake 54 2% N/A
47 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 54 3% $25,355
48 Saint Anselm College 51 12% $50,394
49 University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee 47 8% $6,587
50 Marquette University 43 2% $48,669
51 SUNY College at Cortland 42 2% $22,634
52 University of Pennsylvania 41 1% $61,800
53 Virginia Union University 41 14% $27,932
54 Stonehill College 41 6% $52,370
55 Mount St Mary's University 40 6% $48,858
56 University of La Verne 37 2% $51,997
57 Lees-McRae College 36 19% $39,250
58 Delaware State University 33 5% $21,581
59 University of Southern Maine 33 2% $24,062
60 Le Moyne College 33 4% $44,900
61 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 31 4% $13,762
62 Lycoming College 29 9% $46,707
63 Mississippi State University 27 1% $21,670
64 Loyola University New Orleans 27 3% $51,760
65 University of Miami 27 1% $60,906
66 University of Akron Main Campus 25 0% $23,956
67 Paris Junior College 23 2% $13,187
68 Johnson C Smith University 23 9% $32,136
69 Tiffin University 23 3% $36,481
70 Barry University 22 1% $45,100
71 St John's University-New York 22 1% $56,971
72 Coker College 21 9% $34,689
73 Central New Mexico Community College 20 0% $2,084
74 Albright College 20 4% $49,160
75 Lynchburg College 20 3% $44,695
76 Cabrini College 19 2% $45,322
77 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 19 3% $16,749
78 Florida Southern College 18 3% $40,700
79 Canisius College 18 1% $48,102
80 University of Denver 17 0% $56,077
81 Lakeland College 17 2% $35,460
82 Lasell College 16 4% $46,000
83 Maryville University of Saint Louis 15 2% $41,918
84 Framingham State University 15 1% $22,804
85 East Mississippi Community College 15 2% $11,765
86 Capital University 15 2% $44,350
87 University of St Thomas 14 1% $48,400
88 Suffolk University 14 1% $49,979
89 Arcadia University 14 1% $51,970
90 Bethany College 13 11% $35,205
91 William Penn University 13 3% $33,706
92 Saint Edward's University 13 1% $47,500
93 Davis & Elkins College 12 10% $36,442
94 College of Mount St Joseph 12 2% $35,880
95 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus 12 0% $30,300
96 Benedictine College 11 3% $37,855
97 Cedar Crest College 10 2% $45,021
98 Howard Payne University 10 5% $33,853
99 Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham 9 1% $54,502
100 Texas A & M University-Commerce 9 0% $14,867

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Criminology 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.