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Best Criminal Justice Colleges in Georgia

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Georgia that offer 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 48 Criminal Justice schools located within Georgia. 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 Criminal Justice Colleges in Georgia for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Columbus State University Columbus, GA

Columbus State University offers 4 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 266 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 151 Certificates degrees, 76 Bachelor's degrees, 33 Master's degrees, and 6 Associate's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
2 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 139 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 133 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA

Kennesaw State University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 161 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 161 Bachelor's degrees.

4 Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA

Fort Valley State University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a small public university in a outlying town. In 2015, 65 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 65 Bachelor's degrees.

5 Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA

Valdosta State University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 112 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 104 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

6 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 88 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 88 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Albany State University Albany, GA

Albany State University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 86 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 61 Bachelor's degrees, and 25 Master's degrees.

8 Mercer University Macon, GA

Mercer University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 Clayton State University Morrow, GA

Clayton State University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 43 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 43 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Albany Technical College Albany, GA

Albany Technical College offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 263 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 215 Certificates degrees, and 48 Associate's degrees.

List of all Criminal Justice Colleges in Georgia

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University Logo Columbus State University Columbus, GA
2/5
23 : 1 8,440
University Logo Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
3/5
23 : 1 32,058
University Logo Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
2/5
27 : 1 33,252
University Logo Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, GA
2/5
19 : 1 2,696
Valdosta State University Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA
2/5
22 : 1 11,302
University Logo Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
2/5
25 : 1 20,459
University Logo Albany State University Albany, GA
2/5
18 : 1 3,492
University Logo Mercer University Macon, GA
5/5
17 : 1 8,600
University Logo Clayton State University Morrow, GA
2/5
27 : 1 7,012
University Logo Albany Technical College Albany, GA
2/5
21 : 1 3,331
University Logo University of North Georgia Dahlonega, GA
2/5
27 : 1 17,289
Augusta University Augusta University Augusta, GA
3/5
9 : 1 8,333
University Logo Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA
4/5
18 : 1 3,661
Piedmont College Piedmont College Demorest, GA
4/5
13 : 1 2,264
University Logo Morehouse College Atlanta, GA
5/5
13 : 1 2,167
University Logo Armstrong State University Savannah, GA
2/5
21 : 1 7,103
University Logo Georgia Southwestern State University Americus, GA
2/5
23 : 1 2,755
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Clarkston, GA
2/5
18 : 1 3,908
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
2/5
23 : 1 3,708
Shorter University Shorter University Rome, GA
4/5
13 : 1 1,472
Georgia Gwinnett College Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville, GA
2/5
24 : 1 11,468
University Logo Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
2/5
20 : 1 3,490
University Logo Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
2/5
31 : 1 4,867
University Logo Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
2/5
23 : 1 7,832
South Georgia Technical College South Georgia Technical College Americus, GA
2/5
20 : 1 1,668

Find Local Colleges with Criminal Justice Majors in Georgia

Search Criminal Justice Programs

  • Program Descriptions
    • Paralegal Studies – Associate of Applied Science
    • Security & Investigation - Associate of Applied Science
    • Security & Investigation - Associate of Occupational Science
  • Program Descriptions
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
    • B.S. in Justice Studies
    • B.S. in Public Safety and Emergency Management
    • M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership
    • Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy

Additional Criminal Justice Degree Facts for Georgia Schools

Georgia Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 263 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Criminal Justice degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Albany Technical College 74 48 0 0 0
Valdosta State University 0 0 104 8 0
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College 39 20 0 0 0
Central Georgia Technical College 14 33 0 0 0
Southern Crescent Technical College 39 35 0 0 0
How many Georgia schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 19 Certificates
  • 12 Associate's
  • 7 Bachelor's
  • 3 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in Georgia?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 34 Colleges 533 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 21 Colleges 1,102 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 30 Colleges 1,575 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 2 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 6 Colleges 80 Graduates
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