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Criminal Justice & Corrections at California State University - Chico

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Criminal Justice & Corrections at California State University - Chico

The Criminal Justice & Corrections major is part of the homeland security, law enforcement & firefighting program at California State University - Chico.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how Chico State ranks in comparison to other schools with criminal justice programs.

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Criminal Justice & Corrections Degrees Available at Chico State

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Chico State Criminal Justice Rankings

The bachelor's program at Chico State was ranked #161 on College Factual's Best Schools for criminal justice list. It is also ranked #8 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 81
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 156
Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 161
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Veterans 303
Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates 438
Most Focused Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 814

Popularity of Criminal Justice at Chico State

During the 2018-2019 academic year, California State University - Chico handed out 195 bachelor's degrees in criminal justice and corrections. Due to this, the school was ranked #81 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 8% over the previous year when 181 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Chico State Make?

Salary of Criminal Justice Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Criminal Justice majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Chico State go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $29,700 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $32,500 for all criminal justice students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Criminal Justice Graduates from Chico State Have?

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

While getting their bachelor's degree at Chico State, criminal justice students borrow a median amount of $15,000 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 Chico State is $156 per month.

Criminal Justice Student Diversity at Chico State

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

Chico State Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Program

The criminal justice program at Chico State awarded 195 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 47% of these degrees went to men with the other 53% going to women.

Chico State Gender Breakdown of Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are Hispanic or Latino. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 53% of grads fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Criminal Justice & Corrections Majors at California State University - Chico
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 103
White 57
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 20

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