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2023 Criminology Cost

There are about 25,350 students enrolled in Criminology in the USA.

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Criminology is the 131st most expensive degree in the US, with a median cost of $35,228 for the top 50 programs (just ahead of #132, Sports Communication, with a median cost of $35,190).

The Rocky Mountains have the most expensive colleges with first-class criminology programs led by University of Denver with an annual cost of $51,336. Oregon is the most expensive state for criminology led by Pacific University.

Public schools with solid programs generally charge 71.41% less than private schools for in-state students. However, when looking at out-of-state tuition, the median top 50 Public school charges 34.34% less than the median private school. So make sure to look into public shools in your state sooner rather than later.

The most high-priced option in the top 25 is University of Pennsylvania, which is the 110th most expensive college in America. The most affordable option in the top 100 is Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. It costs just $4,920 per year, but it's ranked 91st for its criminology program. If you’re looking for a higher ranked, but still affordable college, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice  is probably a good fit for you, ranked #7 with an in-state cost of just $6,930. Another more affordable pick would be #17, University of Florida-Online in Alachua County, FL with a cost of $3,358 for in-state students and $15,000 for out-of-state students.

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