Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has five law and criminal justice schools within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the highest ranked school in the city with a law and criminal justice program, has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about law and criminal justice programs in Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of law and criminal justice professors at University of North Carolina at Charlotte such as Meagan Allen, Bruce Arigo, Bruce Arrigo, Julia Beeman, Beth Bjerregaard, and Kristie Blevins.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Charlotte schools who go on to become law and criminal justice professionals, corrections officers, jailers, court reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 556,790 people working as lawyers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $129,020. Also, Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators make on average $63,250 per year and there are about 8,110 of them employed in the US today.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary.
Of the 5 law and criminal justice schools in Charlotte, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($22,228/yr) for law and criminal justice students, with University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the lowest, reported at only $7,644/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|