Criminology Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 14 accredited schools where criminology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Pennsylvania, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:

  • Criminology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminology
  • Bachelors degree in Criminology
  • Masters degree in Criminology
  • PhD degree in Criminology


  1. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  2. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  3. Cabrini College

    610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087-3698

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  4. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  5. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  6. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  8. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  9. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  10. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  11. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  13. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  14. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Criminology Employment

Pennsylvania 7,670
National 204,250

Approximately 4% of the country's criminology professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Pennsylvania

6,540 7,110 7,370 7,920 7,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a growing field in Pennsylvania. 1,130 more criminology professionals were working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 17%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of criminology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$56,033 $58,670 $60,550 $38,267 $68,573
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Pennsylvania, as the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminology professionals are increasing. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $56,033 per year, and in 2010 they made $68,573 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Pennsylvania

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Pennsylvania, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology. The pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 157%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Pennsylvania


The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited criminology schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006, 489 students graduated from criminology courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 564 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 15%. Most of these graduates, or 59%, earned an bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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The number of criminology faculty, growth in the field of criminology academia and criminology faculty salaries in Pennsylvania, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching criminology courses to students at the certificate in criminology, associates degree in criminology, bachelors degree in criminology, masters degree in criminology, and doctoral degree in criminology levels, 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 Pennsylvania. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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