Criminal Justice Schools In Washington DC

There are 7 accredited criminal justice schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminal justice in the state of Washington DC, which encompasses criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Strayer University-District of Columbia

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Strayer University-Global Region

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Washington DC 20,690
National 1,897,220

Approximately 1% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Washington DC

20,560 21,590 21,800 20,600 20,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminal justice professionals is shrinking in Washington DC. In 2010 there were 180 less criminal justice professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has shrunk by 1% in Washington DC. This is slower than the trend for criminal justice professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$54,355 $59,035 $61,210 $60,482 $62,510
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of criminal justice professionals is declining, the salaries earned by criminal justice professionals are increasing. Criminal justice professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,355 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,510 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$38,610
25th percentile
$46,235
50th percentile
$63,270
75th percentile
$76,310
90th percentile
$87,270

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminal justice. The pay differential between the highest paid criminal justice professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 126%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Criminal Justice
$63,160
Criminology
$87,973
Homeland Security
$50,478
Paralegal
$63,245

In Washington DC, criminal justice professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
5
bachelor
8
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total16

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited criminal justice schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In Washington DC, there were 604 graduates in 2006. And there were 108 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 82% percent decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. 50% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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