Northeastern University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice ranked #12 of Best Criminology Schools on U.S. News & World Report, moving up in rankings from years prior. Criminology programs combine principles of sociology, law and psychology to prepare students to deal with criminals, understand the justice system and work to prevent crime. Each school’s score reflects its average rating on a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), based on a survey of academics at peer institutions. Congratulations to the faculty, staff, and students who make our school an exciting and engaging place to learn and contribute to justice!
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