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Mississippi College BS in Criminal Justice & Corrections

Criminal Justice & Corrections is a major offered under the homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting program of study at Mississippi College. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in criminal justice, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the MC BS in Criminal Justice

#174 in the U.S
#1 in Mississippi

Each year, we produce a number of different types of college rankings to help students decide which school is the best fit for them. The bachelor's program at MC was ranked #174 on College Factual's Best Schools for criminal justice list. It is also ranked #1 in Mississippi.

Here are some of the other rankings for MC.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Master’s Degree Schools 35
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 35
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 102
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 115
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 139
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools 139
Best Value Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 174
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools 174
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 480
Most Popular Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 619
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 682
Most Focused Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections 898

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from MC Cost?

$19,308 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$21,500 Average Student Debt

MC Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at MC paid an average of $570 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $18,200 $18,200
Fees $1,108 $1,108
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500
On Campus Room and Board $10,950 $10,950
On Campus Other Expenses $4,514 $4,514

Learn more about MC tuition and fees.

MC Criminal Justice BS Student Debt

One factor in determining the overall cost in a degree is to consider how much in student loans you’ll have to take out. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at MC in Criminal Justice walked away with an average of $21,500 in student debt. That is 23% lower than the national average of $27,924.

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How Much Can You Make With a BS in Criminal Justice From MC?

$28,500 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of criminal justice students who receive their bachelor’s degree from MC is $28,500 per year. That is 12% lower than the national average of $32,399.

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Does MC Offer an Online BS in Criminal Justice?

If you’re one of the many students who want the flexibility of distance learning courses, you’ll be happy to hear that MC offers online option in its criminal justice bachelor’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the MC Online Learning page.

MC Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Criminal Justice

21 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
42.9% Women
33.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 21 bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2019-2020, 42.9% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 53.3%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at MC in 2019-2020, 33.3% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 50%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 12
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

BS in Criminal Justice Focus Areas at MC

Criminal Justice & Corrections students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice 20
Securities Services Administration/Management 1

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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