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Criminology Schools In Minnesota

In Minnesota, there are 3 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 Minnesota, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Criminology Employment

Minnesota 2,810
National 204,250

Approximately 1% of the country's criminology professionals work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Minnesota

2,860 2,840 2,550 2,720 2,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a shrinking field in Minnesota. 50 less criminology professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This is slower 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 Minnesota

$58,455 $60,545 $62,855 $63,440 $65,330
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
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 Minnesota. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $58,455 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,330 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 11% growth in criminology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 131% pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology in Minnesota.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

Criminology professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited criminology schools in Minnesota is decreasing. In Minnesota, there were 226 graduates in 2006. And there were 194 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 14%. 75% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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