2020 Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Associate Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

With annual tuitions under $6,000, these 24 online colleges offer the most affordable associate in criminal justice degrees. Florida SouthWestern State College is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $2,436 annually. Second-ranked Broward College is a similarly affordable option, with an annual tuition of only $2,460. Each school on this list offers a tuition rate under $6,000 per year.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in criminal justice degrees View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Florida SouthWestern State College $2,436
# 2 #2 Broward College $2,460
# 3 #3 Highland Community College - KS $2,624
# 4 #4 Clovis Community College - NM $2,664
# 5 #5 Albany State University $3,255
# 6 #6 Navarro College $3,390
# 7 #7 Arkansas Northeastern College $3,930
# 8 #8 Oconee Fall Line Technical College $3,993
# 9 #9 Lanier Technical College $4,000
# 10 #10 Delgado Community College $4,017
# 11 #11 Georgia State University-Perimeter College $4,050
# 12 #12 Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas $4,110
# 13 #13 Northeast Community College $4,170
# 14 #14 Central Community College $4,320
# 15 #15 Rappahannock Community College $4,394
# 16 #16 California Coast University $4,500
# 17 #17 Truckee Meadows Community College $4,620
# 18 #18 Hutchinson Community College $4,640
# 19 #19 Great Basin College $4,785
# 20 #20 Metropolitan Community College $4,800
# 21 #21 Genesee Community College $4,950
# 22 #22 Illinois Central College $5,040
# 23 #23 Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana $5,101
# 24 #24 Des Moines Area Community College $5,120
#1
#1

Florida SouthWestern State College

Fort Myers (FL) (and 3 others)
Annual Tuition: $2,436
Annual Tuition: $2,436
Annual Tuition: $2,436
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 74%
  • Graduation Rate: 32%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,438
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Technology
#2
#2

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale (FL)
Annual Tuition: $2,460
Annual Tuition: $2,460
Annual Tuition: $2,460
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 73%
  • Graduation Rate: 31%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,532
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • AS in Criminal Justice
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $2,624
Annual Tuition: $2,624
Annual Tuition: $2,624
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 778
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice
#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $2,664
Annual Tuition: $2,664
Annual Tuition: $2,664
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 944
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science in Academy-Based Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $3,255
Annual Tuition: $3,255
Annual Tuition: $3,255
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 23%
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Average SATs: 740 -890
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,048
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 229
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
#6
#6

Navarro College

Corsicana (TX) (and 2 others)
Annual Tuition: $3,390
Annual Tuition: $3,390
Annual Tuition: $3,390
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 63%
  • Graduation Rate: 19%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,651
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
#7
#7

Arkansas Northeastern College

Blytheville (AR) (and 3 others)
Annual Tuition: $3,930
Annual Tuition: $3,930
Annual Tuition: $3,930
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 453
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
#8
#8
Annual Tuition: $3,993
Annual Tuition: $3,993
Annual Tuition: $3,993
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 34%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 330
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • AAS in Criminal Justice Technology
#9
#9

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood (GA) (and 2 others)
Annual Tuition: $4,000
Annual Tuition: $4,000
Annual Tuition: $4,000
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 83%
  • Graduation Rate: 32%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 554
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Criminal Justice Technology
#10
#10

Delgado Community College

New Orleans (LA)
Annual Tuition: $4,017
Annual Tuition: $4,017
Annual Tuition: $4,017
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 5%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,279
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Louisiana Transfer Degree Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
#11
#11
Annual Tuition: $4,050
Annual Tuition: $4,050
Annual Tuition: $4,050
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 80%
  • Graduation Rate: 13%
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,545
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $4,110
Annual Tuition: $4,110
Annual Tuition: $4,110
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 230
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $4,170
Annual Tuition: $4,170
Annual Tuition: $4,170
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 55%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 892
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
#14
#14

Central Community College

Grand Island (NE)
Annual Tuition: $4,320
Annual Tuition: $4,320
Annual Tuition: $4,320
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 87%
  • Graduation Rate: 40%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,766
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $4,394
Annual Tuition: $4,394
Annual Tuition: $4,394
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 72%
  • Graduation Rate: 36%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 547
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Arts and Science Transfer - Criminal Justice
#16
#16
Annual Tuition: $4,500
Annual Tuition: $4,500
Annual Tuition: $4,500
  • School Accreditation: DEAC

Online Associate Degrees

  • A.S. Criminal Justice
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $4,620
Annual Tuition: $4,620
Annual Tuition: $4,620
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 80%
  • Graduation Rate: 30%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,185
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Associate Degrees

  • AA - Criminal Justice
  • AAS - Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Emphasis
#18
#18

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson (KS) (and 2 others)
Annual Tuition: $4,640
Annual Tuition: $4,640
Annual Tuition: $4,640
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 38%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,140
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • AA in Criminal Justice
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $4,785
Annual Tuition: $4,785
Annual Tuition: $4,785
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 72%
  • Graduation Rate: 42%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,638
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
#20
#20
Annual Tuition: $4,800
Annual Tuition: $4,800
Annual Tuition: $4,800
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 63%
  • Graduation Rate: 16%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,709
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections
  • Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
#21
#21
Annual Tuition: $4,950
Annual Tuition: $4,950
Annual Tuition: $4,950
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 557
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Science in Criminal Justice
#22
#22

Illinois Central College

East Peoria (IL) (and 1 other)
Annual Tuition: $5,040
Annual Tuition: $5,040
Annual Tuition: $5,040
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 63%
  • Graduation Rate: 37%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 788
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice
#23
#23
Annual Tuition: $5,101
Annual Tuition: $5,101
Annual Tuition: $5,101
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 72%
  • Graduation Rate: 16%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 16,963
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice - TSAP
#24
#24

Des Moines Area Community College

Ankeny (IA) (and 6 others)
Annual Tuition: $5,120
Annual Tuition: $5,120
Annual Tuition: $5,120
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 70%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,977
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts Transfer - Criminal Justice

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