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2020 has published its 2020 rankings, and Indiana State University has been ranked #4 on our list of the Best Online Bachelor's in Criminology Degree Programs! To compile this list we considered hundreds of universities across the country and selected Indiana State University based on academic and career resources, the quality of education, faculty, and more.

Indiana State University in Terre Haute provides an online BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice that is taught by faculty with doctorates and work experience in the fields. Students benefit from hands-on learning experiences through an internship with a criminal justice organization and/or participating in the School of Criminology and Security Studies' incredible symposiums with specialized topics of interest. To help pay for school, the university offers distinct scholarships for incoming freshmen and transfer students.




This badge was awarded by They are a comprehensive directory of online programs serving prospective students since 1989. Our program placed #8 for our Bachelor of Science in Cybercriminology & Security Studies on one of threir most recent consumer reports! You can check out the full report here.

There are no fancy formulas in our research, which creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings showcase the most affordable online degrees for prospective students.



Indiana State University began in 1865 as a teacher’s college. With a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1, the school offers an online bachelor of science in criminology and criminal justice that is a 120 credit hour program including coursework in juvenile delinquency and victimology. Indiana State University offers an online, full-time undergraduate tuition rate of $5,535 per semester for 12-18 hours, regardless of residency. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.



Best-Choice-Schools-Top-Online-Criminology-Degrees-2017Once again Indiana State University was named as one of the best colleges for an online criminology (or related) degree in our recent ranking. The ranking was created using information from the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database. Factors taken into account to determine rank included student-to-faculty ratio, tuition rate, admissions selectivity, and graduation rate. Editors at Best Choice Schools highlighted the affordable undergraduate tuition, relatively low student-to-faculty ratio, and higher than average graduation rate. Best Choice Schools' mission is to provide high-quality, well-researched rankings and other resources for individuals looking for information about top quality higher education. Indiana State is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a best national university and its online bachelor’s degree programs have also earned recognition The article can be found here:



badges-2016-best-value-law-enforcement.pngThe CCJ Program has been recognized as one the best online programs in the country. SR Education Group, an education research publisher founded in 2004 released its rankings and Indiana State University is ranked among OnlineU's 2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Law and Criminal Justice Degrees! These rankings represent schools across the nation that are making an effort to provide the best value for students seeking online degrees. Due to exceptional affordability along with academic strength, Indiana State University made the rankings at #10 in online Law Enforcement degrees! The full ranking is available here:

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