Best Criminal Justice Colleges in Philadelphia

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We have created a 2021 ranking of the best colleges in Philadelphia 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 14 Criminal Justice schools located within Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia for 2021

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Temple University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 268 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 262 Bachelor's degrees, 3 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
2 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA

West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers 4 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 129 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 108 Bachelor's degrees, and 21 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
3 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.

4 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA

La Salle University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 35 Bachelor's degrees.

5 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
6 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 57 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 57 Bachelor's degrees.

7 Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA

Holy Family University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 32 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 32 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Neumann University Aston, PA

Neumann University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 47 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 47 Bachelor's degrees.

9 University of Maryland-University College Adelphi, MD

University of Maryland-University College offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 302 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 302 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
10 Immaculata University Immaculata, PA

Immaculata University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
3/5
22 : 1 16,597
Rutgers University-Camden Rutgers University-Camden Camden, NJ
3/5
16 : 1 6,408
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
Rowan University Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
3/5
19 : 1 16,155
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington, PA
3/5
21 : 1 3,966
Holy Family University Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 2,711
Neumann University Neumann University Aston, PA
5/5
18 : 1 2,901
University of Maryland-University College University of Maryland-University College Adelphi, MD
2/5
49 : 1 50,248
Immaculata University Immaculata University Immaculata, PA
5/5
19 : 1 2,961
Lincoln University Lincoln University Lincoln University, PA
3/5
15 : 1 1,904
Bucks County Community College Bucks County Community College Newtown, PA
2/5
27 : 1 8,611
Delaware County Community College Delaware County Community College Media, PA
3/5
33 : 1 11,742
Lansdale School of Business Lansdale School of Business North Wales, PA
3/5
19 : 1 244

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 Philadelphia Schools

Philadelphia Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 297 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 Maryland-University College 0 0 297 0 0
Rowan University 0 0 0 6 0
How many Philadelphia schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in Philadelphia?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 4 Colleges 116 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 10 Colleges 987 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 3 Colleges 2 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 3 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 4 Colleges 34 Graduates
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