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Criminology Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has 2 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 West Virginia, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:


  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Criminology Employment

West Virginia 760
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In West Virginia

690 740 790 380 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, the field of criminology is growing. In 2010 there were 70 more criminology professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. 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 West Virginia

$35,445 $36,385 $36,020 $49,220 $42,205
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by criminology professionals is increasing in West Virginia. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $35,445 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,205 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in West Virginia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. 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 169% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited criminology schools in West Virginia is increasing. In 2006, 1 students graduated from criminology courses in West Virginia. And in 2010, 3 students graduated.

Thus there was a 200% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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