Best Criminal Justice Colleges in Iowa

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Iowa 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 16 Criminal Justice schools located within Iowa. 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 Iowa for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Kaplan University-Davenport Campus Davenport, IA

Kaplan University-Davenport Campus offers 4 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 1,069 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 388 Bachelor's degrees, 368 Associate's degrees, 310 Master's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
2 Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA

Buena Vista University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 54 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 54 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
3 University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA

University of Dubuque offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 49 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 49 Bachelor's degrees.

4 Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA

Graceland University-Lamoni offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote rural. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 14 Bachelor's degrees.

5 Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA

Saint Ambrose University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 30 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Waldorf College Forest City, IA

Waldorf College offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 21 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Associate's degrees.

7 Simpson College Indianola, IA

Simpson College offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 34 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 31 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

8 Loras College Dubuque, IA

Loras College offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

9 Dordt College Sioux Center, IA

Dordt College offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Grand View University Des Moines, IA

Grand View University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 27 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 27 Bachelor's degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus Kaplan University-Davenport Campus Davenport, IA
3/5
43 : 1 45,355
Buena Vista University Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA
5/5
12 : 1 2,322
University of Dubuque University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA
5/5
18 : 1 2,179
Graceland University-Lamoni Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA
5/5
25 : 1 2,300
Saint Ambrose University Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA
5/5
14 : 1 3,266
Waldorf College Waldorf College Forest City, IA
4/5
29 : 1 2,001
Simpson College Simpson College Indianola, IA
5/5
14 : 1 1,690
Loras College Loras College Dubuque, IA
5/5
14 : 1 1,528
Dordt College Dordt College Sioux Center, IA
5/5
15 : 1 1,458
Grand View University Grand View University Des Moines, IA
5/5
15 : 1 1,988
William Penn University William Penn University Oskaloosa, IA
4/5
20 : 1 1,635
Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus Urbandale, IA
4/5
45 : 1 838
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Mason City, IA
4/5
128 : 1 255
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Cedar Falls, IA
4/5
36 : 1 354
Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus Cedar Rapids, IA
4/5
47 : 1 513
Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities Bettendorf, IA
3/5
22 : 1 261

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  • Program Descriptions
    • AA: Paralegal Studies
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Forensics
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Public Administration
    • BS: Criminal Justice: Youth Corrections
    • BS: Paralegal Studies
    • CERT: Criminal Justice
    • CERT: Paralegal Studies
    • CERT: Public Policy
    • Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Command College
    • MA Public Policy: Campaigns and Elections
    • MA Public Policy: International Affairs
    • MA Public Policy: Middle East Affairs
    • MA Public Policy: Public Administration
    • MA: Human Services: Criminal Justice
    • MA: Public Policy
    • Master of Busi Admn: Criminal Justice
    • MS: Criminal Justice: Public Administration

Additional Criminal Justice Degree Facts for Iowa Schools

Iowa Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,069 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
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus 3 368 388 310 0
Buena Vista University 0 0 51 0 0
Waldorf College 0 5 16 0 0
Saint Ambrose University 0 0 0 10 0
Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus 0 0 0 4 0
How many Iowa schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 5 Certificates
  • 2 Associate's
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 6 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in Iowa?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 7 Colleges 419 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 15 Colleges 667 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 3 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 7 Colleges 331 Graduates
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