Salisbury, NC has two law enforcement schools within its city limits. Catawba College, the highest ranked school in the city with a law enforcement program, has a total student population of 1,358. It is the 2782nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 50th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Law Enforcement students from Salisbury schools who go on to become police officers, detectives, sargents, law enforcerss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
Salisbury lies in Rowan 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 2 law enforcement schools in Salisbury, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catawba College comes out as the most expensive ($17,241/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 Salisbury|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||32.3 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||34.1 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||59.5 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||82.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||85.4 miles|