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Criminology Schools In South Carolina

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited criminology schools in South Carolina. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:


  1. Southern Wesleyan University

    907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, South Carolina 29630-1020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Criminology Employment

South Carolina 1,560
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of South Carolina.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In South Carolina

1,620 1,560 1,650 1,700 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a shrinking field in South Carolina. In South Carolina, 60 less criminology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This is slower than the trend for criminology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$39,940 $42,195 $43,595 $46,480 $47,450
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminology professionals are growing in South Carolina. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,940 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,450 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in South Carolina

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This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of criminology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid criminology professionals earn 155% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

Criminology professionals in South Carolina earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of criminology professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited criminology schools in South Carolina state is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 5 graduates in 2006. And there were 10 graduates from criminology courses in 2010.

This represents a 100% increase in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of criminology faculty in South Carolina, growth in the field of criminology academia and faculty salaries in South Carolina. If you are involved in teaching criminology courses to students at the bachelors degree in criminology, and doctoral degree in criminology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future criminology faculty in South Carolina. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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