Best Colleges with Corrections Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Corrections, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Corrections is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Corrections degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Corrections degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Corrections.

The Best Corrections Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ

Rio Salado College offers 3 Corrections Degree programs. It's a large public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 1,368 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 1,360 Certificates degrees, and 8 Associate's degrees.

2 The Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD

The Community College of Baltimore County offers 2 Corrections Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 538 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 538 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM

University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 2 Corrections Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 167 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 167 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
4 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 1 Corrections Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 59 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 59 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
5 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University offers 2 Corrections Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 88 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 88 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY

Eastern Kentucky University offers 4 Corrections Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town. In 2015, 80 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 36 Bachelor's degrees, 23 Master's degrees, 20 Certificates degrees, and 1 Associate's degree.

Based on 24 Reviews
7 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa offers 0 Corrections Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city.

Based on 76 Reviews
8 Hardin-Simmons University Abilene, TX

Hardin-Simmons University offers 2 Corrections Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 22 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH

Xavier University offers 1 Corrections Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

Based on 16 Reviews
10 Texas State University San Marcos, TX

Texas State University offers 1 Corrections Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Corrections with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews

List of Corrections Schools in the U.S.

Filter:
Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Rio Salado College Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
2/5
77 : 1 20,533
The Community College of Baltimore County The Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
2/5
31 : 1 22,179
University of New Mexico-Main Campus University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
2/5
15 : 1 27,285
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Southeast Missouri State University Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MO
2/5
30 : 1 11,987
Eastern Kentucky University Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY
3/5
20 : 1 16,844
University of Iowa University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
13 : 1 30,844
Hardin-Simmons University Hardin-Simmons University Abilene, TX
5/5
14 : 1 2,112
Xavier University Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
14 : 1 6,260
Texas State University Texas State University San Marcos, TX
3/5
28 : 1 37,979
Minnesota State University-Mankato Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato, MN
2/5
28 : 1 15,313
University of Indianapolis University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
5/5
16 : 1 5,504
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, OK
5/5
13 : 1 2,991
Stephen F Austin State University Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX
2/5
22 : 1 12,606
Central Washington University Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
3/5
23 : 1 11,993
Siena Heights University Siena Heights University Adrian, MI
4/5
20 : 1 2,707
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia, CA 22 : 1 5,605
Baker College Baker College Flint, MI
3/5
29 : 1 23,790
College of the Ozarks College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, MO
4/5
15 : 1 1,441
Winona State University Winona State University Winona, MN
3/5
22 : 1 8,490
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY
2/5
23 : 1 14,732
University Logo Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
2/5
51 : 1 29,616
University of Akron Main Campus University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
3/5
23 : 1 23,101
Lake Superior State University Lake Superior State University Sault Ste Marie, MI
3/5
18 : 1 2,249
Oakland University Oakland University Rochester Hills, MI
3/5
26 : 1 20,261

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Getting a Corrections Degree Online

Schools offering online Corrections degrees

Online Corrections degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 177 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Corrections 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
Baker College 0 95 82 0 0
Holmes Community College 0 41 0 0 0
Austin Community College District 0 39 0 0 0
Eastern Kentucky University 20 0 36 23 0
Cayuga County Community College 1 23 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Corrections degrees?
  • 25 Certificates
  • 14 Associate's
  • 4 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What degrees do people get in Corrections?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 137 Colleges 1,183 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 46 Colleges 632 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 167 Colleges 3,870 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 3 Colleges 25 Graduates

Corrections Degree Overview

When going for a Corrections degree, know that getting a traditional degree is very prevalent. A degree in Corrections will normally not require a vast amount of time investment and is occasionally achieved in only a year or two. The most typical Corrections degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Corrections degree that people receive is an associate's degree. While a certificate is the likely degree choice, receiving an associate's degree degree isn't out of the question. Although a master's degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. In the end, you'll want to choose a degree in Corrections that can help you to achieve your goals. The only remaining decision will be to find a school offering the degree your interested in and can meet your flexibility needs.

Average cost of college for a Corrections degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,640 Public In-State
$15,147 Private In-State
$7,083 Public Out-of-State
$15,147 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$5,487 Public In-State
$13,930 Private In-State
$12,963 Public Out-of-State
$13,930 Private Out-of-State
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