124
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 26

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis or professional paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
17
Accepted
14
Enrolled
44%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation; personal statement; official transcripts from all colleges attended
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
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: 7

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

124
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.84%
Black or African American 9.68%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.81%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (11)
Male (18)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Operations of the elements of the criminal justice system (both theoretical and applied)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
152,593

Location & Contact

Address Brigman Hall
Louisville, KY  40292
United States
Contact Dr. Gennaro Vito
Chair
Email: gfvito01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6509
Fax: 502-852-0065