Criminal Justice Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 41 accredited criminal justice schools where criminal justice faculty who teach criminal justice classes can find employment. The trends in New Jersey's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminal justice includes 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
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. Atlantic Cape Community College

    5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699

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  2. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  3. Berkeley College in Woodland Park

    44 Rifle Camp Rd, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424

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  4. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  5. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  6. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  7. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  8. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  9. Lincoln Technical Institute in Edison

    1697 Oak Tree Road, Edison, New Jersey 08820-2896

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  10. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  11. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  12. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  13. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  14. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  15. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  16. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  17. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  18. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  19. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  20. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  21. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  22. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  23. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  24. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  25. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  26. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  27. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

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  28. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  29. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  30. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  31. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

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  32. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  33. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  34. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  35. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  36. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  37. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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  38. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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  39. Lincoln Technical Institute in Moorestown

    308 Route 38 W, Moorestown, New Jersey 08057

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  40. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School

    137 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, New Jersey 08753-2703

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  41. Lincoln Technical Institute in Paramus

    240 Bergen Town Center, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-5002

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Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

New Jersey 59,860
National 1,897,220

Approximately 3% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In New Jersey

62,730 63,700 65,920 62,500 58,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Criminal Justice is a shrinking field in New Jersey. 3,750 less criminal justice professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminal justice has shrunk by 6% in New Jersey. This is faster 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 New Jersey

$47,663 $50,964 $46,820 $52,434 $59,341
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is declining, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $47,663 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,341 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$37,189
25th percentile
$48,009
50th percentile
$60,036
75th percentile
$69,449
90th percentile
$81,046

This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Jersey, 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 118%

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Criminal Justice
$58,336
Criminology
$79,170
Forensic Science
$50,330
Homeland Security
$51,740
Paralegal
$49,165

In New Jersey, criminal justice professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
21
bachelor
18
master
9
doctor
1
Certificate
17
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As the number of criminal justice professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 41 accredited criminal justice schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 2,655 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,457 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 7%. A majority of these graduates, or 32%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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