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Criminal Justice Studies

University of North Dakota

48 months
17763 USD/year
13322 USD/year
8881 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Criminal Justice Studies program from University of North Dakota students will explore the causes and impact of criminal behavior and prepare to play a key role in administering criminal justice.


A major in Criminal Justice Studies prepares you to serve as an agent of change in our justice system. From law enforcement to community safety to juvenile-justice issues, you’ll be ready to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing challenges.

Why Study Criminal Justice at University of North Dakota?

From enforcing the law to protecting your community to advocating on behalf of victims, criminal justice opens the door to a world of opportunities. A major or minor in this dynamic field puts you on the front lines of public safety and justice.

An interdisciplinary program that incorporates resources from forensic science and sociology, Criminal Justice Studies at UND integrates a variety of different approaches. You'll gain:

  • Expertise and training in many different aspects of law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice and legal reasoning.
  • A deep understanding of how to enforce the law, apprehend criminals and protect your community.
  • A broad view of the field of criminal justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policing 
  • Juvenile Delinquency 
  • Criminological Theory 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Criminal Procedure 
  • Sociological Research Methods
  • Sociological Statistics 
  • Philosophy of Law 
  • Forensic Science 
  • Analysis of Forensic Evidence 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    13322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13322 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8881 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8881 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 9,947.76 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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