Charlotte has a general population of 540,828 and an overall student population of 52,415. Approximately 1,466 of Charlotte's students are enrolled in schools that offer criminology programs.
Charlotte's largest criminology school is Johnson C Smith University. In 2010, Johnson C Smith University graduated approximately 28 students from its criminology program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a criminology degree in Charlotte. If you decide to attend a criminology school in Charlotte, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $15,754.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for criminology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,132 per year, on average, for room and board at Charlotte-based criminology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many criminology graduates choose to work as criminologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Charlotte, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,390 criminologists in North Carolina. Of these criminologists, 550 were working in the greater Charlotte area. Charlotte's criminologist workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for criminologists.
As a criminologist in Charlotte, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,990 per year. This is higher than the average salary for criminologists in the state.