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Criminal Justice Bachelors Degree Online | Affordable Online Degrees

Comprehensive national online learning surveys from Get Educated reveal the top 25 Best Buys for an affordable criminal justice bachelor's degree online from colleges across the U.S. The national rankings include online degree majors in justice, legal studies, police studies, security and homeland security.

The Get Educated rankings list features 25 criminal justice bachelor's degree online Best Buys—all costing under $47,000.

These online college degree rankings were calculated by analyzing tuition and online learning fees at 43 regionally accredited online criminal justice schools that offer 57 bachelor degrees in the career areas of criminal justice, homeland security, law and legal studies.

This is an objective ranking list of the most affordable online bachelor degrees. Colleges do not pay to be listed in these rankings. Real cost data -- not ad dollars -- determine who makes any Get Educated Best Buy list. To appear on a ranking list, the degrees profiled must objectively cost less than the average cost of all the online degrees reviewed in the comprehensive data set.

Average cost
: $46,966

Most Affordable: Western Carolina University ~ $17,294

Most Expensive: Roosevelt University ~ $85,800

Search All Online Criminal Justice Bachelors Degrees Online >>


Costs were valid at the time of collection (Spring 2014).

RANK
SCHOOL / DEGREE
STATE
PRICE
NOTE
1

A

Western Carolina University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(NC)
$17,294
$56,202
Resident
Others
2

A

Fort Hays State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies
(KS)
$22,568
3

A

Indiana University-East
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(IN)
$25,432
$36,222
Resident
Others
4

A

Thomas Edison State College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
(NJ)
$27,452
$40,212
$27,452
Resident
Others
Military
5

A

Arkansas Tech University
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies / Criminal Justice
(AR)
$27,672
$51,552
Resident
Others
6

A-

Columbia College
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
(MO)
$29,400
7

A-

Missouri Southern State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
(MO)
$29,413
$50,890
Resident
Others
8

A-

University of Texas Online Consortium
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(TX)
$30,366
$59,220
Resident
Others
9

A-

American Public University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
(WV)
$32,250
10

B+

University of Maryland-University College
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(MD)
$32,760
$61,680
Resident
Others
11

B+

Waldorf College
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration
(IA)
$33,000
12

B+

Old Dominion University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
(VA)
$34,200
13

B+

Metropolitan State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement
(MN)
$35,099
14

B

Indiana State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice
(IN)
$36,240
$45,000
Resident
Others
15

B

Troy University Online Learning
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(AL)
$36,960
16

B

Bemidji State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(MN)
$37,196
17

B

New Mexico State University-Main Campus
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice
(NM)
$37,658
$109,248
Resident
Others
18

B-

Austin Peay State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security
(TN)
$39,120
$111,600
Resident
Others
19

B-

Baker College Online
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(MI)
$42,300
20

B-

Northern Arizona University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice
(AZ)
$42,616
$91,816
Resident
Others
21

B-

University of Wisconsin - Platteville
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(WI)
$44,400
22

C+

Upper Iowa University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(IA)
$45,360
23

C+

Ohio University
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice
(OH)
$46,080
$46,656
Resident
Others
24

C+

Limestone College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
(SC)
$46,248
25

C+

LeTourneau University
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
(TX)
$46,800

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a Get Educated Spring 2014 review of regionally accredited criminal justice bachelor's degree online programs. Tuition and fees stated were valid at the time of collection and are specific to the online learning program. Profiles for each online bachelors degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.

The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire degree and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.



Editorial Note: Online colleges do NOT pay to be included in any Get Educated online degree rankings survey. These best online college rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a bachelor’s degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public.


If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by Get Educated, please contact us for inclusion. Each online degree ranking list
is calculated every two years. The next Best Affordable Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degree Online rankings will be undertaken in Spring 2016.



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