Spartanburg, SC (population: 40,665) has two criminal justice schools within its city limits. University of South Carolina-Upstate, the highest ranked school in the city with a criminal justice program, has a total student population of 5,403. It is the 561st highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University). To learn more about criminal justice programs in Spartanburg, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of criminal justice professors at University of South Carolina such as Diane Daane, Bob Daly, Gates, Judy Harris, Nicole Hendrix, and Metcalf.
Criminal Justice students from Spartanburg schools who go on to become criminal justice administrators, public prosecutors, public defenders, judges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,610 people working as criminal justice and law enforcement teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,750. Also, Police and sheriff's patrol officers make on average $55,180 per year and there are about 641,590 of them employed in the US today.
Spartanburg lies in Spartanburg county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Spartanburg area has 116,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.41/hr average worker wage, and a $38,300 average annual salary.
Of the 2 criminal justice schools in Spartanburg, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Spartanburg Methodist College comes out as the most expensive ($10,481/yr) for criminal justice students, with University of South Carolina-Upstate as the lowest, reported at only $10,154/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Spartanburg|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||51.0 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||84.6 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||84.7 miles|
|North Augusta||SC||-||1||27.4739||4||99.5 miles|