About the College

Rankings

The criminology students at Florida State University learn from the best criminologists in the country.

  • The online Bachelor’s program is ranked #1 in the nation by OnlineU.org.
  • The College’s faculty is ranked number one in the nation for scholarly productivity, compared to all other criminology doctoral programs in the country, by the Journal of Criminal Justice Education (2011).
  • The top two criminologists in the country are faculty members at FSU. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find that four of the top 25—8 of the top 65—are here.
  • Three faculty members were named among the top 10 for grant acquisition—bringing in money that supports students during a time when many state institutions are having to cut back on student funding.
  • College faculty serve as Editor or Co-Editor for some of the most important scholarly journals in our field, including Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy, and the Journal of Drug Issues.
  • The online graduate program in criminal justice is ranked #5 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • The graduate program is ranked #7 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • The online Bachelor’s and Master’s programs are ranked in the top ten by SuperScholar.org.
  • The online Bachelor’s program is ranked #2 in the nation by BestColleges.com.
  • The online Master’s degree is ranked in the top ten by TheBestColleges.org.