Charleston School of Law

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2022 Enrolled Students
619
92.6% Full-Time

About

Charleston School of Law is a higher education institution located in Charleston County, SC. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Charleston School of Law were Law (177 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 177 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Charleston School of Law. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (145 degrees), 12.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Charleston School of Law was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 160 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Charleston School of Law had a total enrollment of 619 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Charleston School of Law is 573 students and the part-time enrollment is 46. This means that 92.6% of students enrolled at Charleston School of Law are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Charleston School of Law, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.9% White, 6.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.88% Black or African American, 1.45% Asian, 0.646% Two or More Races, and 0.646% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.4%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.19%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Charleston School of Law in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 619 students. The full-time enrollment at Charleston School of Law is 573 and the part-time enrollment is 46. This means that 92.6% of students enrolled at Charleston School of Law are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    513 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    39 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Charleston School of Law is 82.9% White, 6.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.88% Black or African American, 1.45% Asian, 0.646% Two or More Races, and 0.646% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 23 students (3.72%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 39 more women than men received degrees from Charleston School of Law. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Charleston School of Law is white (145 degrees awarded). There were 12.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Charleston School of Law is Law (177 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Charleston School of Law, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (177 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Paralegals & legal assistants (12,815 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (11,076 people), Other managers (3,401 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,539 people), and Police officers (1,474 people).

The most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law in 2022 are Legal (177 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Legal (177 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Legal services (18,392 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (7,464 people), Insurance carriers (3,224 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,184 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,851 people).

The most specialized majors at Charleston School of Law are Legal (177 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Charleston School of Law.
Most Common (2022)
177 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Charleston School of Law was Law with 177 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Charleston School of Law according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

69
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
108
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Charleston School of Law, which is 0.639 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (108).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Charleston School of Law by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Charleston School of Law in Law, which is 0.639 times less than the 108 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 108 degrees were awarded to men at Charleston School of Law in Law, which is 1.57 times more than the 69 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    145 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Charleston School of Law is white (145 degrees awarded). There were 12.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

2.26% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    93 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Charleston School of Law is white female (93 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (52 degrees).

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Operations

Charleston School of Law employs 15 Professors, 6 Instructors and 4 Associate professors. Most academics at Charleston School of Law are Male Professor (8), Female Professor (7), and Female Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charleston School of Law are: Management, with 17 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 12 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$6.88M
2022 Salaries
3.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Charleston School of Law paid a median of $6.88M in salaries, a 3.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.18M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2022, Charleston School of Law paid a total of $3.18M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
17 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Charleston School of Law were Professor with 15 employees, Instructor with 6 employees, and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charleston School of Law were Management with 17 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Charleston School of Law was Male Professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 7 employees, and Female Instructor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Charleston School of Law.

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