Dobson, NC has thirty-five law enforcement schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Greensboro College, the highest ranked school in this group with a law enforcement program, has a total student population of 1,264. It is the 580th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Law Enforcement students from Dobson schools who go on to become police officers, detectives, sargents, law enforcerss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
Dobson lies in Surry county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary.
Of the 35 law enforcement schools with a 100-mile radius of Dobson, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute–High Point comes out as the most expensive ($22,968/yr) for law enforcement students, with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest, reported at only $76/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dobson|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||49.5 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||66.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||99.3 miles|