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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Austin Peay State University

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at Austin Peay State University

Criminal Justice & Corrections is one of the majors in the homeland security, law enforcement & firefighting program at Austin Peay State University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Austin Peay State University ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in criminal justice.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available at Austin Peay State University

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Austin Peay State University Criminal Justice Rankings

The bachelor's program at Austin Peay State University was ranked #372 on College Factual's Best Schools for criminal justice list. It is also ranked #8 in Tennessee.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Veterans 232
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 318
Best Value Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 360
Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 372
Most Focused Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 474

Popularity of Criminal Justice at Austin Peay State University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Austin Peay State University handed out 122 bachelor's degrees in criminal justice and corrections. Due to this, the school was ranked #152 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 7% over the previous year when 114 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Austin Peay State University Make?

Salary of Criminal Justice Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Criminal Justice majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Austin Peay State University go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $35,100 a year. This is higher than $32,500, which is the national median for all criminal justice bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Austin Peay State University Have?

Student Debt of Criminal Justice Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Austin Peay State University, criminal justice students borrow a median amount of $25,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all criminal justice bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $26,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the criminal justice program at Austin Peay State University is $259 per month.

Austin Peay State University Criminal Justice Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the criminal justice majors at Austin Peay State University.

Austin Peay State University Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

The criminal justice program at Austin Peay State University awarded 122 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 60% of these degrees went to men with the other 40% going to women.

Austin Peay State University Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 70% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Austin Peay State University with a bachelor's in criminal justice.

Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at Austin Peay State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 85
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 5

Areas of Concentration for Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice and Corrections students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice 122

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