Best Criminal Justice Colleges in Ohio

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Ohio 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 41 Criminal Justice schools located within Ohio. 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 Ohio for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus offers 4 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 519 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 283 Master's degrees, 229 Bachelor's degrees, and 7 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
2 Kent State University at Kent Kent, OH

Kent State University at Kent offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 191 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 191 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
3 Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH

Youngstown State University offers 4 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 143 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 120 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Associate's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
4 University of Toledo Toledo, OH

University of Toledo offers 5 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 132 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 121 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
5 Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green, OH

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a outlying town. In 2015, 73 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 73 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH

Xavier University offers 4 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 21 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 University of Dayton Dayton, OH

University of Dayton offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 32 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 32 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 Miami University-Oxford Oxford, OH

Miami University-Oxford offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a large public university in a outlying town.

Based on 68 Reviews
9 Ohio Northern University Ada, OH

Ohio Northern University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 6 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH

University of Akron Main Campus offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 61 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 61 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews

List of all Criminal Justice Colleges in Ohio

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
3/5
17 : 1 36,042
Kent State University at Kent Kent State University at Kent Kent, OH
3/5
25 : 1 30,067
Youngstown State University Youngstown State University Youngstown, OH
3/5
21 : 1 12,442
University of Toledo University of Toledo Toledo, OH
3/5
25 : 1 20,377
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
3/5
22 : 1 16,908
Xavier University Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
14 : 1 6,260
University of Dayton University of Dayton Dayton, OH
5/5
16 : 1 11,250
Miami University-Oxford Miami University-Oxford Oxford, OH
3/5
19 : 1 19,076
Ohio Northern University Ohio Northern University Ada, OH
5/5
14 : 1 3,238
University of Akron Main Campus University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
3/5
23 : 1 23,101
University of Mount Union University of Mount Union Alliance, OH
5/5
14 : 1 2,191
Ohio Dominican University Ohio Dominican University Columbus, OH
5/5
20 : 1 2,534
Baldwin Wallace University Baldwin Wallace University Berea, OH
5/5
15 : 1 3,996
Bluffton University Bluffton University Bluffton, OH
5/5
15 : 1 1,011
Central State University Central State University Wilberforce, OH
2/5
16 : 1 1,804
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College University of Cincinnati-Clermont College Batavia, OH
2/5
21 : 1 3,099
Wilmington College Wilmington College Wilmington, OH
5/5
14 : 1 1,112
Zane State College Zane State College Zanesville, OH
2/5
36 : 1 3,362
University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College Blue Ash, OH
2/5
23 : 1 5,065
Lourdes University Lourdes University Sylvania, OH
4/5
15 : 1 1,530
Kent State University at Stark Kent State University at Stark Canton, OH
2/5
29 : 1 4,755
Urbana University Urbana University Urbana, OH
4/5
32 : 1 2,042
Kent State University at Tuscarawas Kent State University at Tuscarawas New Philadelphia, OH
2/5
33 : 1 2,179
Bowling Green State University-Firelands Bowling Green State University-Firelands Huron, OH
2/5
31 : 1 2,260
Kent State University at Ashtabula Kent State University at Ashtabula Ashtabula, OH
2/5
35 : 1 2,288

Find Local Colleges with Criminal Justice Majors in Ohio

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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 Ohio Schools

Ohio Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 283 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
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 0 0 0 283 0
University of Toledo 0 0 121 0 0
Youngstown State University 0 0 0 8 0
Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus 0 7 0 0 0
Xavier University 0 0 0 5 0
How many Ohio schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 3 Associate's
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 4 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in Ohio?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 30 Colleges 189 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 23 Colleges 950 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 7 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 7 Colleges 307 Graduates
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