Criminal Justice Schools In Virginia

There are 66 accredited criminal justice schools in Virginia for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. The trends in Virginia'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. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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  3. Bluefield College

    3000 College Dr, Bluefield, Virginia 24605

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  4. Central Virginia Community College

    3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-2498

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  5. Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach

    301 Centre Pointe Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  6. Bryant and Stratton College-Richmond

    8141 Hull St Rd, Richmond, Virginia 23235

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  7. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422-1000

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  8. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  9. Centura College in Virginia Beach

    2697 Dean Dr Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452-7431

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  10. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  11. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

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  12. Germanna Community College

    2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-2102

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  13. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  14. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  15. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  16. Everest College-Newport News

    803 Diligence Drive, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  17. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  18. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  19. Mountain Empire Community College

    3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219

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  20. New River Community College

    5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127

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  21. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  22. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  23. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  24. Paul D Camp Community College

    100 N College Dr, Franklin, Virginia 23851

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  25. Miller-Motte Technical College in Lynchburg

    1011 Creekside Lane, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  26. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  27. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  28. Rappahannock Community College

    12745 College Drive, Glenns, Virginia 23149-2616

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  29. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  30. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  31. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  32. Shenandoah University

    1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195

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  33. Southside Virginia Community College

    109 Campus Dr, Alberta, Virginia 23821

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  34. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  35. Strayer Virginia

    2121 15th Street N, Arlington, Virginia 22207

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  36. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  37. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  38. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  39. Virginia Intermont College

    1013 Moore Street, Bristol, Virginia 24201

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  40. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  41. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

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  42. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  43. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  44. Sanford-Brown College in Vienna

    1980 Gallows Rd, Vienna, Virginia 22182

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  45. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  46. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  47. Skyline College in Richmond

    800 Moorefield Pk Dr, Richmond, Virginia 23236

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  48. Skyline College in Roanoke

    5234 Airport Rd, Roanoke, Virginia 24012

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  49. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk

    863 Glenrock Rd, Ste 100, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-3701

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  50. Argosy University-Washington D.C.

    1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209

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  51. ITT Technical Institute-Richmond

    300 Gateway Centre Pky, Richmond, Virginia 23235-5139

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  52. Everest College-Chesapeake

    825 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

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  53. Centura College in Richmond on W Broad

    7001 W. Broad St., Richmond, Virginia 23294

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  54. ITT Technical Institute-Springfield in Springfield

    7300 Boston Blvd, Springfield, Virginia 22153

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  55. ITT Technical Institute-Chantilly

    14420 Albemarle Point Pl, Suite 100, Chantilly, Virginia 20151

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  56. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

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  57. Everest College in Arlington, VA

    801 N Quincy St-Ste 500, Arlington, Virginia 22203

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  58. Everest College-McLean

    1430 Spring Hill Rd Suite 200, McLean, Virginia 22102-3000

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  59. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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  60. Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  61. Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton

    4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 233, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  62. South University_??_??_Richmond

    2151 Old Brick Rd, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

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  63. South University_??_??_Virginia Beach

    301 Bendix Rd Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

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  64. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Salem

    2159 Apperson Dr, Salem, Virginia 24153

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Cities

  1. Criminal Justice Schools in Richmond, VA8 Schools
  2. Criminal Justice Schools in Arlington, VA4 Schools
  3. Criminal Justice Schools in Virginia Beach, VA4 Schools
  4. Criminal Justice Schools in Norfolk, VA4 Schools
  5. Criminal Justice Schools in Danville, VA3 Schools
  6. Criminal Justice Schools in Hampton, VA3 Schools
  7. Criminal Justice Schools in Lynchburg, VA3 Schools
  8. Criminal Justice Schools in Roanoke, VA2 Schools
  9. Criminal Justice Schools in Salem, VA2 Schools
  10. Criminal Justice Schools in Annandale, VA2 Schools
  11. Criminal Justice Schools in McLean, VA1 Schools
  12. Criminal Justice Schools in Chester, VA1 Schools
  13. Criminal Justice Schools in Springfield, VA1 Schools
  14. Criminal Justice Schools in Lawrenceville, VA1 Schools
  15. Criminal Justice Schools in Bluefield, VA1 Schools
  16. Criminal Justice Schools in Vienna, VA1 Schools
  17. Criminal Justice Schools in Farmville, VA1 Schools
  18. Criminal Justice Schools in Richlands, VA1 Schools
  19. Criminal Justice Schools in Winchester, VA1 Schools
  20. Criminal Justice Schools in Dublin, VA1 Schools
  21. Criminal Justice Schools in Newport News, VA1 Schools
  22. Criminal Justice Schools in Ferrum, VA1 Schools
  23. Criminal Justice Schools in Charlottesville, VA1 Schools
  24. Criminal Justice Schools in Martinsville, VA1 Schools
  25. Criminal Justice Schools in Glen Allen, VA1 Schools
  26. Criminal Justice Schools in Radford, VA1 Schools
  27. Criminal Justice Schools in Chesapeake, VA1 Schools
  28. Criminal Justice Schools in Bristol, VA1 Schools
  29. Criminal Justice Schools in Abingdon, VA1 Schools
  30. Criminal Justice Schools in Big Stone Gap, VA1 Schools
  31. Criminal Justice Schools in Chantilly, VA1 Schools
  32. Criminal Justice Schools in Franklin, VA1 Schools
  33. Criminal Justice Schools in Wytheville, VA1 Schools
  34. Criminal Justice Schools in Reston, VA1 Schools
  35. Criminal Justice Schools in Clifton Forge, VA1 Schools
  36. Criminal Justice Schools in Petersburg, VA1 Schools
  37. Criminal Justice Schools in Weyers Cave, VA1 Schools
  38. Criminal Justice Schools in Fairfax, VA1 Schools
  39. Criminal Justice Schools in Alberta, VA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Virginia 60,070
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Virginia

52,620 55,500 57,570 58,850 59,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of criminal justice professionals is growing in Virginia. In 2010 there were 6,760 more criminal justice professionals working in Virginia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 13%. This growth is faster than the national trend for criminal justice professionals which shows a 2% increase in the number of criminal justice professionals working around the nation.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$43,031 $44,823 $48,037 $49,773 $52,384
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Virginia, as the number of criminal justice professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminal justice professionals are increasing. Criminal justice professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,031 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,384 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$30,276
25th percentile
$36,023
50th percentile
$47,643
75th percentile
$65,049
90th percentile
$83,536

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Virginia state, within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminal justice professionals earn 176% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Virginia

Criminal Justice
$52,204
Criminology
$64,220
Forensic Science
$69,860
Homeland Security
$50,773
Paralegal
$45,895

In Virginia, 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 Virginia

associate
44
bachelor
38
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
18
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The number of students graduating from the 66 accredited criminal justice schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,706 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 2,029 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 19%. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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