Best Criminal Justice Colleges in New Jersey

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in New Jersey 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 17 Criminal Justice schools located within New Jersey. 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 New Jersey for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers University-New Brunswick offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 226 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 226 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 96 Reviews
2 Rutgers University-Newark Newark, NJ

Rutgers University-Newark offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large city. In 2015, 207 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 179 Bachelor's degrees, 17 Master's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

3 Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 72 Bachelor's degrees, and 15 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
4 Rutgers University-Camden Camden, NJ

Rutgers University-Camden offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 110 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 106 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

5 Saint Peter's University Jersey City, NJ

Saint Peter's University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 49 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 45 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

6 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ

Seton Hall University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 40 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Centenary College Hackettstown, NJ

Centenary College offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 37 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 37 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne, NJ

William Paterson University of New Jersey offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 71 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 71 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Caldwell University Caldwell, NJ

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

Based on 8 Reviews

List of all Criminal Justice Colleges in New Jersey

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
3/5
13 : 1 49,428
Rutgers University-Newark Rutgers University-Newark Newark, NJ
3/5
19 : 1 11,720
Monmouth University Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ
5/5
17 : 1 6,394
Rutgers University-Camden Rutgers University-Camden Camden, NJ
3/5
16 : 1 6,408
Saint Peter's University Saint Peter's University Jersey City, NJ
5/5
19 : 1 3,406
Seton Hall University Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
5/5
15 : 1 9,824
Rowan University Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
3/5
19 : 1 16,155
Centenary College Centenary College Hackettstown, NJ
5/5
19 : 1 2,284
William Paterson University of New Jersey William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne, NJ
3/5
17 : 1 10,862
Caldwell University Caldwell University Caldwell, NJ
5/5
16 : 1 2,138
Rider University Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ
5/5
15 : 1 5,069
Stockton University Stockton University Galloway, NJ
3/5
22 : 1 8,674
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Teaneck, NJ
5/5
21 : 1 8,652
Georgian Court University Georgian Court University Lakewood, NJ
5/5
16 : 1 2,122
New Jersey City University New Jersey City University Jersey City, NJ
3/5
19 : 1 8,237
College of Saint Elizabeth College of Saint Elizabeth Morristown, NJ
5/5
15 : 1 1,247
Warren County Community College Warren County Community College Washington, NJ
2/5
54 : 1 2,822

Search Criminal Justice Programs

  • 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 New Jersey Schools

New Jersey Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available with as many as 6 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
Rowan University 0 0 0 6 0
How many New Jersey schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in New Jersey?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 1 Colleges 22 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 11 Colleges 813 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 11 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 9 Colleges 91 Graduates
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