Criminology Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 12 accredited schools where criminology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Texas' criminology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in criminology includes 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. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Houston-Clear Lake

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

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  3. Howard Payne University

    1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794

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  4. Panola College

    1109 W Panola St, Carthage, Texas 75633

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  5. Paris Junior College

    2400 Clarksville St, Paris, Texas 75460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Saint Edward's University

    3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704

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  7. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  8. Southwestern Assemblies of God University

    1200 Sycamore, Waxahachie, Texas 75165

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  9. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Wharton County Junior College

    911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488

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Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Criminology Employment

Texas 21,740
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 11% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Texas

16,950 18,160 19,120 20,120 21,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a growing field in Texas. In 2010 there were 4,790 more criminology professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 28% in four years. This is faster than the trend for criminology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$44,533 $44,293 $47,570 $50,447 $57,163
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminology professionals are growing in Texas. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $44,533 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,163 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Texas

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Texas state, within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminology professionals earn 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Texas

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Texas, criminology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited criminology schools in Texas is increasing. In Texas, there were 222 graduates in 2006. And there were 282 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

This represents a 27% increase in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Texas

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