Best Criminal Justice Colleges in Minnesota

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Minnesota 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 28 Criminal Justice schools located within Minnesota. 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 Minnesota for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Winona State University Winona, MN

Winona State University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a far away town. In 2015, 76 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 76 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 Hamline University Saint Paul, MN

Hamline University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 33 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 33 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
3 Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, MN

Minnesota State University Moorhead offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 63 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 63 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
4 Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud, MN

Saint Cloud State University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 101 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 93 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
5 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona, MN

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
6 University of Northwestern-St Paul Saint Paul, MN

University of Northwestern-St Paul offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 St Catherine University Saint Paul, MN

St Catherine University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
8 Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN

Bemidji State University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a remote town. In 2015, 63 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 63 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN

Metropolitan State University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large city. In 2015, 121 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 109 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Capella University Minneapolis, MN

Capella University offers 6 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 166 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 95 Master's degrees, 31 Doctoral degrees, 28 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Certificates degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

List of all Criminal Justice Colleges in Minnesota

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Winona State University Winona State University Winona, MN
3/5
22 : 1 8,490
Hamline University Hamline University Saint Paul, MN
5/5
18 : 1 4,258
Minnesota State University Moorhead Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, MN
3/5
22 : 1 5,844
Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud, MN
2/5
32 : 1 16,096
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona, MN
5/5
29 : 1 5,931
University of Northwestern-St Paul University of Northwestern-St Paul Saint Paul, MN
5/5
26 : 1 3,493
St Catherine University St Catherine University Saint Paul, MN
5/5
14 : 1 4,961
Bemidji State University Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN
3/5
27 : 1 5,081
Metropolitan State University Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN
2/5
30 : 1 8,424
Capella University Capella University Minneapolis, MN
3/5
52 : 1 34,365
Crown College Crown College Saint Bonifacius, MN
4/5
21 : 1 1,153
Concordia University-Saint Paul Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul, MN
4/5
25 : 1 4,380
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls, MN
2/5
36 : 1 6,391
Central Lakes College-Brainerd Central Lakes College-Brainerd Brainerd, MN
2/5
43 : 1 4,274
North Hennepin Community College North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park, MN
2/5
48 : 1 7,286
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Winona, MN
2/5
29 : 1 2,059
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN
2/5
44 : 1 8,621
Inver Hills Community College Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights, MN
2/5
43 : 1 5,515
Century College Century College White Bear Lake, MN
2/5
41 : 1 8,996
Walden University Walden University Minneapolis, MN
3/5
45 : 1 52,799
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester, MN
2/5
34 : 1 5,584
Normandale Community College Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN
2/5
44 : 1 9,855
Herzing University-Minneapolis Herzing University-Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN
3/5
11 : 1 288
National American University-Roseville National American University-Roseville Roseville, MN
3/5
39 : 1 230
National American University-Bloomington National American University-Bloomington Bloomington, MN
3/5
24 : 1 354

Find Local Colleges with Criminal Justice Majors in Minnesota

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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 Minnesota Schools

Minnesota Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 135 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
Capella University 12 0 28 95 0
Bemidji State University 0 0 62 0 0
Concordia University-Saint Paul 0 0 40 0 0
Walden University 8 0 0 0 0
Saint Cloud State University 0 0 0 8 0
How many Minnesota schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 3 Certificates
  • 6 Associate's
  • 10 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in Minnesota?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 18 Colleges 229 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 20 Colleges 537 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 4 Colleges 41 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 31 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 3 Colleges 115 Graduates
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