Criminology Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has is only one accredited criminology school where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. The trends in New Jersey's criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Criminology Employment

New Jersey 5,900
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In New Jersey

6,590 6,340 6,470 6,060 5,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, criminology is a shrinking field. There were 690 less criminology professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 10% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for criminology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of criminology professionals working around the nation.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$67,495 $72,065 $83,537 $74,235 $79,170
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to criminology professionals are increasing in New Jersey. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $67,495 per year, and in 2010 they made $79,170 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in New Jersey

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This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminology professionals earning 114% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Jersey state.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


The number of students graduating from the only accredited criminology school in New Jersey is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 148 graduates in 2006. And there were 137 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 7%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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The number of criminology faculty, growth in the field of criminology academia and criminology faculty salaries in New Jersey, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching criminology courses to students at the bachelors degree in criminology level, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future criminology faculty in New Jersey. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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