Criminology

Ranked in 2009 | Criminology Rankings Methodology

Criminology programs combine principles of sociology, law and psychology to prepare students to deal with criminals, understand the justice system and work to prevent crime. These are the top graduate schools for criminology.

Rank School name Score
#28 Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, PA

2.0
#27 University of Texas—​Dallas

Richardson, TX

2.1
#26 University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

2.2
#25 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

2.4
#22 Indiana University

Bloomington, IN

2.5
#22 Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

2.5
#22 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

2.5
#19 American University

Washington, DC

2.7
#19 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

2.7
#19 Washington State University

Pullman, WA

2.7
#17 George Mason University

Manassas, VA

2.8
#17 University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

2.8
#16 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

3.0
#12 Arizona State University

Glendale, AZ

3.1
#12 Northeastern University

Boston, MA

3.1
#12 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

3.1
#12 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

3.1
#11 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

3.2
#10 CUNY—​John Jay College

New York, NY

3.3
#7 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

3.5
#7 Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

3.5
#7 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Newark

Newark, NJ

3.5
#5 Pennsylvania State University—​University Park

University Park, PA

3.7
#5 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

3.7
#4 University of Missouri—​St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

3.8

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