USA TODAY College has ranked the University of California, Irvine second among universities nationwide for its undergraduate criminology program.
From USA TODAY College:
The University of California-Irvine is a public research university dedicated to providing students with a strong education through an innovative curriculum. The Department of Criminology, Law and Society combines classes in criminology with socio-legal studies to give students an advanced understanding of criminal justice theories.
Undergraduate students study the social, political, cultural and economic factors that play a role in crime, while looking at the psychological and theoretical side of the field.