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Criminology Schools in Massachusetts

There are four Massachusetts schools offering criminology programs. In 2010, 134 students graduated with degrees from Massachusetts criminology schools. 132 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and two of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

139 students graduate from criminology programs in Massachusetts, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from criminology programs. Specifically, two students graduated with certificates in criminology and 132 with a bachelor's level degree.

Four criminology schools are in this eastern state. Of these, while three schools are private, one school is public. While private criminology school tuition varies from $26,000 to $32,620, public criminology school tuition is $10,611.

Average tuition for criminology programs is $23,128. While the highest tuition for criminology programs, which is $32,620 per year, is at Stonehill College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $10,611 per year, is at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

Massachusetts criminology schools offer certificates and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no criminology students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees.

Criminology Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

139 students graduate from criminology programs in Massachusetts, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from criminology programs. Specifically, two students graduated with certificates in criminology and 132 with a bachelor's level degree.

Criminology Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 121
  • Bachelor 2007: 151
  • Bachelor 2008: 140
  • Bachelor 2009: 143
  • Bachelor 2010: 132

Criminology Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in this state offer a total of four criminology programs. Of these programs, around 75% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Criminology Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 3

Career Trends

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45500
  • 25th Percentile: 54010
  • Median: 66750
  • 75th Percentile: 92780
  • 90th Percentile: 130440

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

Sociologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41910
  • 25th Percentile: 48640
  • Median: 60610
  • 75th Percentile: 75640
  • 90th Percentile: 87970

Career Trends

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66050
  • Median Salary 2007: 67940
  • Median Salary 2008: 70440
  • Median Salary 2009: 66100
  • Median Salary 2010: 66750
  • Total Employed 2006: 1350
  • Total Employed 2007: 1390
  • Total Employed 2008: 1440
  • Total Employed 2009: 1780
  • Total Employed 2010: 1790

Sociologists — Employment Trend

Sociologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64900
  • Median Salary 2007: 77270
  • Median Salary 2008: 62470
  • Median Salary 2009: 63920
  • Median Salary 2010: 60610
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Massachusetts vs National Criminology Employment

Massachusetts vs National Criminology Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 1.740% (1990)

Criminology Schools in Massachusetts

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1. Stonehill College

320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357-6110
(508) 565-1000

Stonehill College offers one program in criminology and Stonehill is located in the suburbs of Easton, Massachusetts. 2,582 students seek degrees in 33 Stonehill College programs, overall. This liberal arts college is the second largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering criminology.

2. Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 2466
(617) 243-2000

Lasell College, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Newton, MA and it offers one criminology program. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

3. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston is near the heart of downtown and UMass Boston offers one program in criminology. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering criminology in terms of programs.

4. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University is in the center of Boston and SU offers one program in criminology. Overall, 9,068 students seek degrees in 171 Suffolk University programs. This school is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering criminology.