Education Reference Desk Announces 2021's Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Degrees, a nationally recognized provider of college planning resources, announces their picks for the Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Degrees in 2021.


Draper, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/09/2021 -- According to a recent study, 53% of surveyed high school grads considering college indicated that their family's financial situation has been affected because of COVID-19 while 49% of surveyed current college students indicated the same.

In light of these financially challenging times, Education Reference Desk has recently published its list of the Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Degrees.

Schools considered for this ranking were collected from official accrediting agency websites, are regionally or nationally accredited, and offer at least one fully online criminal justice degree.

Pulling data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), colleges were evaluated based on their affordability.

As part of the rankings, also published detailed profiles outlining each school on its list. Students can use these profiles to evaluate each school's net prices, acceptance rates, accreditation, and other helpful information.

"Online programs can offer a flexible learning environment for students who have to balance classes with working a full-time job, caring for their family or other responsibilities during COVID-19 restrictions," said Education Reference Desk's spokesperson, "The Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Degrees ranking allows students to compare accredited schools and find those that best fit their financial situation, education interests and career goals."

The 2021 ranking for the Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Degrees ranks Fayetteville State University #1 with Georgia Highlands College and Louisiana State University-Alexandria rounding out the top three.

The complete rankings are as follows:

1 Fayetteville State University
2 Georgia Highlands College
3 Louisiana State University-Alexandria
4 Columbia Southern University
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
6 Minot State University
7 Clayton State University
8 University of North Carolina at Pembroke
9 Fort Hays State University
10 Lamar University
11 Georgia Southwestern State University
12 Arkansas State University
13 Valdosta State University
14 Wichita State University
15 Fort Valley State University
16 Metropolitan State University
17 Western Carolina University
18 Georgia Southern University
19 Kennesaw State University
20 Ohio University-Main Campus
21 Tarleton State University
22 University of the Cumberlands
23 Abraham Lincoln University

University response to rankings has been very positive. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students and alumni.

The rankings and data were produced for, a leading higher education research organization. All evaluated data was gathered from IPEDs, the U.S. Dept. of Higher Education, school websites, and other reputable sources.

The rankings have been published at

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