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Criminal Justice Schools In Rhode Island

There are 7 accredited criminal justice schools in Rhode Island for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Rhode Island, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

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  2. Sanford-Brown Institute in Cranston

    85 Garfield Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

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  3. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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  4. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

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  5. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

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  6. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

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  7. Lincoln Technical Institute in Lincoln

    622 George Washington Hwy, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865

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Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Rhode Island 3,960
National 1,897,220

Approximately 0% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Rhode Island

4,500 4,690 4,570 5,130 3,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. 540 less criminal justice professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% decline in the field. This decline 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 Rhode Island

$43,612 $47,344 $50,536 $47,360 $51,505
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminal justice professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. The mean salary for criminal justice professionals in 2006 was $43,612 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,505 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Rhode Island state, within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminal justice professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Criminal justice professionals in Rhode Island earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited criminal justice schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006 there were 971 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 484 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 50%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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