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Criminology Schools In New York

New York has 5 accredited criminology schools where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in New York, and the future trends in criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    899 Tenth Ave, New York, New York 10019

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  2. Le Moyne College

    1419 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse, New York 13214-1301

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  3. St. John's University-New York

    8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439

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  4. SUNY College at Cortland

    Cortland, New York 13045-0900

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  5. SUNY College at Old Westbury

    223 Store Hill Rd, Old Westbury, New York 11568-0210

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Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Criminology Employment

New York 14,640
National 204,250

Approximately 7% of the country's criminology professionals work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In New York

14,260 14,550 14,950 14,770 14,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a growing field in New York. In New York, 380 more criminology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminology has grown by 3% in New York. This growth 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 New York

$61,613 $66,297 $67,417 $71,020 $73,270
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New York, 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 $61,613 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in New York

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This represents a 16% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminology professionals earning 148% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New York state.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in New York

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New York


As the number of criminology professionals is increasing in New York state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited criminology schools in New York state is also increasing. In New York, there were 164 graduates in 2006. And there were 222 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 35% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in New York. A majority of these graduates, or 80%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in New York

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