Best Legal and Law colleges in Charleston

Why a degree in legal and law?

You were always the person in your group of friends who followed the rules, never TPing, prank phone calling, staying out past curfew, or even speeding 3 mph over the limit. And to this very day, you refuse to put a toe out of line. You’re already a hardcore follower of every letter of the law, so why not get paid it?

What legal and law degree options exist?

Your options in criminal justice are far and wide — and jobs in this field are on the rise. In fact, police and detective jobs are forecasted to rise by 10% now until 2018,* and cybersecurity is more in demand as technology advances and integrates itself into society. Average salary varies greatly depending on the discipline you are interested in (e.g., $27,000 average security guard salary to $75,000 average homicide detective salary).*

Your passion to protect, service, and investigate exists without a question. Now all it takes is putting that into motion. You see what is right and wrong — and you want to fix the wrong to make the community a safer place. How you do it is up to you. Start your path to criminal justice today.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook
*Satisfaction in the Practice of Law: Findings from a Long-Term Study of Attorneys' Careers

Best Legal and Law colleges in Charleston for 2021

Citadel Military College of South Carolina offers 5 Legal and Law degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 128 Legal and Law students graduated with students earning 128 Bachelor's degrees.

Eastern Illinois University offers 3 Legal and Law degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 10 Legal and Law students graduated with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

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List of all Legal and Law colleges in Charleston

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Citadel Military College of South Carolina Logo Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston, SC
3/5
18 : 1 3,767
Charleston Southern University Logo Charleston Southern University Charleston, SC
5/5
16 : 1 3,477
Charleston School of Law Logo Charleston School of Law Charleston, SC   27 : 1 612
Trident Technical College Logo Trident Technical College Charleston, SC
2/5
48 : 1 12,351
Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston Logo Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Charleston Charleston, SC   51 : 1 411
Carver Career Center Logo Carver Career Center Charleston, WV   15 : 1 177
Eastern Illinois University Logo Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL
3/5
21 : 1 7,806
University of Charleston Logo University of Charleston Charleston, WV
4/5
24 : 1 2,718