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Criminology Schools In Missouri

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited criminology schools in Missouri. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminology in the state of Missouri, which encompasses criminology training at the following levels:


  1. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Criminology Employment

Missouri 3,750
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Missouri

3,980 4,060 4,010 3,880 3,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of criminology is shrinking. 230 less criminology professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminology has shrunk by 6% in Missouri. This decline is slower 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 Missouri

$40,705 $41,495 $43,570 $44,780 $49,795
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminology professionals are growing in Missouri. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $40,705 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,795 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Missouri

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Missouri, 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 158%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Missouri

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited criminology schools in Missouri is increasing. In 2006, 316 students graduated from criminology courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 390 students graduated.

Thus there was a 23% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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