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University of Louisville

Department of Criminal Justice

Louisville , KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Criminal Justice is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 33

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis or professional paper
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Qualifying project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
23
Accepted
18
Enrolled
61%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation; personal statement; official transcripts from all colleges attended
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; personal statement; curriculum vitae or resume; writing sample; official transcripts from all colleges attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American 11.43%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.71%
Unknown 0.95%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 15
Male (20)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Operations of the elements of the criminal justice system (both theoretical and applied)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Cherie Dawson-Edwards
Chair
Email: bcdaws01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-0080

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