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Criminology Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina has 4 accredited criminology schools where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminology and criminology training in North Carolina, which includes criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Lees-McRae College

    275 College Drive, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604-0128

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Criminology Employment

North Carolina 6,460
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In North Carolina

5,640 5,580 5,720 6,570 6,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a growing field in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 820 more criminology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminology has grown by 15% in North Carolina. This growth is faster than the change in the number of criminology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$39,740 $44,377 $45,950 $28,810 $51,090
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Carolina, as the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $39,740 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,090 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in North Carolina

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminology professionals earning 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In North Carolina, criminology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited criminology schools in North Carolina is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 91 graduates in 2006. And there were 191 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 110% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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