There are schools offering criminal justice degrees in New Hampshire!
Schools Offering Criminal Justice Programs in New Hampshire
Approximately 1.2% of graduates in of New Hampshire receive criminal justice degrees every year. Thus, New Hampshire's 11 criminal justice schools put out approximately 433 criminal justice professionals each year.
The top-ranked school in New Hampshire with a criminal justice program is Rivier College, which is located in Nashua. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. In 2010, Rivier College graduated 9 students from its criminal justice program. Tuition at Rivier College was $24,895 per year.
The second-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a criminal justice program is Southern New Hampshire University. Southern New Hampshire University, which was ranked 48th in the country in 2010, is located in Hooksett. In 2010, Southern New Hampshire University graduated 20 students from its criminal justice program. The tuition rate at Southern New Hampshire University was $26,442 per year.
The third-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a criminal justice program is Franklin Pierce University. Franklin Pierce University, which was ranked 49th in the country in 2010, is located in Rindge. In 2010, 46 students graduated from Franklin Pierce University criminal justice program. The tuition rate at Franklin Pierce University was $28,800 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of New Hampshire's criminal justice schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $15,226 per year, though tuition can range from $29,054 per year to $6,432 per year. The New Hampshire criminal justice schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- New England College - located in Henniker, students are charged $29,054 per year
- Franklin Pierce University - located in Rindge, students are charged $28,800 per year
- Southern New Hampshire University - located in Hooksett, students are charged $26,442 per year
The lowest tuition rates at New Hampshire criminal justice schools were charged at the following schools:
- Great Bay Community College - located in Portsmouth, students are charged $6,432 per year
- Granite State College - located in Concord, students are charged $6,435 per year
- River Valley Community College - located in Claremont, students are charged $6,520 per year
A criminal justice degree from a New Hampshire school... what next?
Some of the most popular jobs criminal justice graduates in New Hampshire pursue include special agent, private detective, security guard, bailiff, and paralegal. 5,180 criminal justice professionals were working in New Hampshire in 2010. Of these, 1,050 were correctional officers. In addition, 370 were special agents, and 160 were private detectives. The New Hampshire counties with the largest populations of criminal justice professional are:
- Hillsborough County - 1,270 criminal justice professionals
- Belknap County - 1,230 criminal justice professionals
- York County - 300 criminal justice professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,090 criminal justice professionals working in New Hampshire then. Of these 6,090 criminal justice professionals, the government predicts that 1,250 will be correctional officers, 360 will be special agents, and 170 will be private detectives.
On average, criminal justice professionals earn $42,332 per year. However, this number is only an average. Criminal justice professional in New Hampshire had varying salaries from $17,170 to $88,640 per year in 2010. On average criminal justice professional earn the most in the following New Hampshire counties:
- York County - $52,657 per year
- Belknap County - $43,725 per year
- Hillsborough County - $42,076 per year
The New Hampshire counties with the lowest average salary for criminal justice professionals are:
- Grafton County - $28,410 per year
- Carroll County - $33,085 per year
- Cheshire County - $33,340 per year
The criminal justice professionals with highest average salaries in New Hampshire were:
- Special Agent - $68,280 per year
- Paralegal - $44,590 per year
- Private Detective - $41,860 per year
The criminal justice professionals with lowest average salaries in New Hampshire were:
- Bailiff - $31,740 per year
- Security Guard - $27,630 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Hampshire statistics regarding a career in criminal justice and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminology or forensic science.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice in New Hampshire
- Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in New Hampshire
- Master's Degree in Criminal Justice in New Hampshire
Curious what studying Criminal Justice gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Hampshire
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||1,050||$39,890||0.0%|
|Paralegals and Legal Assistants||1,030||$44,590||8.4%|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators||370||$68,280||19.4%|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||160||$41,860|
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