Best General Criminal Justice Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer General Criminal Justice degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 2,111 General Criminal Justice schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best General Criminal Justice Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 George Washington University Washington, DC

George Washington University offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 60 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 60 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 194 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 185 Master's degrees, and 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
3 Northeastern University Boston, MA

Northeastern University offers 5 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 103 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 76 Bachelor's degrees, 22 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
4 American University Washington, DC

American University offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 90 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 48 Master's degrees, 42 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 University of San Diego San Diego, CA

University of San Diego offers 1 General Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

Based on 8 Reviews
6 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 1,339 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 1,180 Bachelor's degrees, 114 Master's degrees, and 45 Associate's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 83 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 67 Bachelor's degrees, and 16 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 University of New Haven West Haven, CT

University of New Haven offers 7 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 416 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 314 Bachelor's degrees, 50 Master's degrees, 49 Certificates degrees, 3 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 258 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 258 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 132 Reviews
10 St John's University-New York Queens, NY

St John's University-New York offers 4 General Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 174 students graduated in the study area of General Criminal Justice with students earning 145 Bachelor's degrees, 27 Master's degrees, and 2 Associate's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940
American University American University Washington, DC
5/5
14 : 1 13,198
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY
2/5
23 : 1 14,732
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
University of New Haven University of New Haven West Haven, CT
5/5
18 : 1 6,786
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
St John's University-New York St John's University-New York Queens, NY
5/5
24 : 1 20,877
University of Tulsa University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK
5/5
13 : 1 4,671
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Saint Louis University Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
5/5
11 : 1 17,047
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
University of Richmond University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA
5/5
9 : 1 4,181
Florida State University Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
2/5
25 : 1 40,830
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Nova Southeastern University Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL
5/5
22 : 1 23,236
Campbell University Campbell University Buies Creek, NC
5/5
20 : 1 6,484
University Logo Mercer University Macon, GA
5/5
17 : 1 8,600
St Mary's University St Mary's University San Antonio, TX
5/5
15 : 1 3,625
University of Massachusetts-Lowell University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell, MA
3/5
25 : 1 18,047
Suffolk University Suffolk University Boston, MA
5/5
18 : 1 7,922
Madonna University Madonna University Livonia, MI
4/5
19 : 1 3,704
Mississippi College Mississippi College Clinton, MS
4/5
17 : 1 5,036

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