Best Criminal Justice Colleges in Virginia

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Virginia 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 15 Criminal Justice schools located within Virginia. 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 Virginia for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 5 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 678 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 479 Bachelor's degrees, 91 Master's degrees, 81 Associate's degrees, and 27 Certificates degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
2 Radford University Radford, VA

Radford University offers 3 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 183 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 172 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA

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

Based on 4 Reviews
4 Virginia State University Petersburg, VA

Virginia State University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 109 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 109 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 Longwood University Farmville, VA

Longwood University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a remote town. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 55 Bachelor's degrees.

6 Roanoke College Salem, VA

Roanoke College offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 Hampton University Hampton, VA

Hampton University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city.

8 ECPI University Virginia Beach, VA

ECPI University offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 164 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 163 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Associate's degree.

9 Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA

Norfolk State University offers 1 Criminal Justice Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 8 Master's degrees.

10 Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk, VA

Virginia Wesleyan College offers 2 Criminal Justice Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Criminal Justice with students earning 40 Bachelor's degrees.

List of all Criminal Justice Colleges in Virginia

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Radford University Radford University Radford, VA
3/5
19 : 1 9,743
University of Richmond University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA
5/5
9 : 1 4,181
Virginia State University Virginia State University Petersburg, VA
3/5
14 : 1 4,696
Longwood University Longwood University Farmville, VA
3/5
19 : 1 5,087
Roanoke College Roanoke College Salem, VA
5/5
11 : 1 2,001
Hampton University Hampton University Hampton, VA
4/5
13 : 1 4,269
ECPI University ECPI University Virginia Beach, VA
3/5
21 : 1 11,735
Norfolk State University Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA
3/5
18 : 1 5,107
Virginia Wesleyan College Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk, VA
5/5
14 : 1 1,441
Bluefield College Bluefield College Bluefield, VA
4/5
18 : 1 976
Ferrum College Ferrum College Ferrum, VA
5/5
16 : 1 1,334
Miller-Motte Technical College-Lynchburg Miller-Motte Technical College-Lynchburg Lynchburg, VA
3/5
17 : 1 323
Skyline College-Roanoke Skyline College-Roanoke Roanoke, VA
3/5
2 : 1 13
Virginia Intermont College Virginia Intermont College Bristol, VA

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Additional Criminal Justice Degree Facts for Virginia Schools

Virginia Schools offering online Criminal Justice degrees

Online Criminal Justice degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 163 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
ECPI University 0 0 163 0 0
Liberty University 6 0 0 91 0
Bluefield College 0 0 28 0 0
How many Virginia schools offer online Criminal Justice degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Criminal Justice degree programs were earned in Virginia?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 5 Colleges 97 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 13 Colleges 1,115 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 27 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 3 Colleges 110 Graduates
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