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Law Enforcement Schools in Arkansas

There are 24 Arkansas schools offering law enforcement programs. 443 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas law enforcement schools in 2010. 304 of all these students graduated with certificates and 110 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 458 students graduate from law enforcement programs in Arkansas each year. Specifically, 304 students graduated with certificates in law enforcement, 110 with an associate's level degree, and 29 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

24 law enforcement schools are in Arkansas. And out of these, 19 schools are public, while five schools are private. Tuition at a public law enforcement school varies from $4,804 to $6,643, while private law enforcement school tuition varies from $7,432 to $18,048.

Average tuition for programs in law enforcement is $6,689. The highest tuition for law enforcement programs, which is $18,048 each year, is at ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock, while the lowest tuition in Arkansas, which is $4,804 each year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Arkansas schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for law enforcement students. No undergraduate level students in law enforcement sought degrees at the masters level.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 458 students graduate from law enforcement programs in Arkansas each year. Specifically, 304 students graduated with certificates in law enforcement, 110 with an associate's level degree, and 29 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 263
  • Certificate 2007: 185
  • Certificate 2008: 306
  • Certificate 2009: 347
  • Certificate 2010: 304
  • Associate 2006: 86
  • Associate 2007: 91
  • Associate 2008: 136
  • Associate 2009: 125
  • Associate 2010: 110
  • Bachelor 2006: 37
  • Bachelor 2007: 34
  • Bachelor 2008: 31
  • Bachelor 2009: 45
  • Bachelor 2010: 29

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 53 law enforcement programs. Of these programs, close to 49.1% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 22
  • Associate: 26
  • Bachelor: 5

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28430
  • 25th Percentile: 32840
  • Median: 37860
  • 75th Percentile: 59010
  • 90th Percentile: 108940

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31330
  • 25th Percentile: 39660
  • Median: 52080
  • 75th Percentile: 64460
  • 90th Percentile: 78060

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24250
  • 25th Percentile: 28620
  • Median: 35680
  • 75th Percentile: 43790
  • 90th Percentile: 51950

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35510
  • Median Salary 2007: 35260
  • Median Salary 2008: 36010
  • Median Salary 2009: 40000
  • Median Salary 2010: 37860
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 610
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43100
  • Median Salary 2007: 46340
  • Median Salary 2008: 47920
  • Median Salary 2009: 50070
  • Median Salary 2010: 52080
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 580
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28430
  • Median Salary 2007: 32740
  • Median Salary 2008: 34400
  • Median Salary 2009: 34720
  • Median Salary 2010: 35680
  • Total Employed 2006: 6240
  • Total Employed 2007: 5810
  • Total Employed 2008: 5760
  • Total Employed 2009: 5360
  • Total Employed 2010: 5640

Arkansas vs National Law Enforcement Employment

Arkansas vs National Law Enforcement Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.813% (6970)

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1. Remington College - Little Rock

19 Remington Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 312-0007

Remington College-Little Rock offers one law enforcement program and RC is 6.7 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 391 students pursue degrees in six programs at this school.

2. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College offers five law enforcement programs. More specifically, it offers three law enforcement certificates to students and two associate's level law enforcement degrees. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bentonville, AR. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

3. Southeast Arkansas College

1900 Hazel St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900

Southeast Arkansas College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pine Bluff, AR. This college offers three programs in law enforcement. Of those, this community college offers one certificate in law enforcement to students and two degrees at the associate's level in law enforcement. Overall, 2,029 students pursue degrees in 47 Southeast Arkansas College programs.

4. East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480x208

East Arkansas Community College offers three programs in law enforcement. Of those, it offers students two law enforcement certificates and one associate's level degree in law enforcement. This community college, which is very close to Forrest City, Arkansas, is in a rural setting. Overall, 1,505 students seek degrees in 48 programs at this community college.

5. Ouachita Technical College

One College Cir
Malvern, AR 72104-0816
(501) 337-5000x1100

Ouachita Technical College is in Malvern, AR. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, students are offered one law enforcement certificate by this technical college and one associate's level law enforcement degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

6. Pulaski Technical College

3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
(501) 812-2200

Pulaski Technical College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1945. This school, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in North Little Rock, AR. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas. Students are offered 38 certificates and 26 degrees at the associates level by it. 11,199 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at this technical college in 2010. It offers subjects such as hospitality, HVAC, and beauty. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

7. Ozarka College

218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556-0010
(870) 368-7371

Ozarka College offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, it offers students one law enforcement certificate and one associate's level law enforcement degree. This school, which is very close to Melbourne, Arkansas, is located in a rural setting. 1,563 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this school, overall.

8. Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, it offers one certificate in law enforcement to students and one associate's level law enforcement degree. This small school is a public 2-year institution.

9. The University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville

2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503-3350
(870) 612-2000

Founded in 1991, the University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Batesville, Arkansas, is located in a rural area. This college offers students 18 certificates and 13 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 1,705 students sought degrees from the 24 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as accounting, HVAC, and crime scene investigation. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

10. Arkansas State University - Beebe

1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
(501) 882-3600

Arkansas State University-Beebe offers five programs in law enforcement. More specifically, it offers three law enforcement certificates to students and two associate's level degrees in law enforcement. 4,683 students seek degrees in 56 Arkansas State University-Beebe programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

11. ITT Technical Institute - Little Rock

4520 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-9925
(501) 565-5550

ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock is 3.9 miles from the center of the city. ITT offers two programs in law enforcement. More specifically, ITT offers one associate's level law enforcement degree to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. This specialized school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

12. Arkansas Northeastern College

2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316-1109
(870) 762-1020x1114

Arkansas Northeastern College is located in town of Blytheville, Arkansas and it offers one program in law enforcement. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

13. The University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton

1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 977-2000

The University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, students are offered one law enforcement certificate by it and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. Overall, 2,462 students pursue degrees in 35 University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton programs.

14. The University of Phoenix - Little Rock

10800 Financial Centre Pkwy
Little Rock, AR 72211-3552
(501) 225-9337

The University of Phoenix-Little Rock offers one law enforcement program and this school is 6.0 miles from the heart of downtown. In terms of programs, UOPX is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement.

15. North Arkansas College

1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601-5508
(870) 743-3000

Founded in 1973, North Arkansas College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Harrison, AR. This community college offers 30 certificates and 16 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,421 students pursued degrees from the 39 programs at this community college. It offers subjects including criminal justice and drafting. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

16. The University of Phoenix - Northwest Arkansas

903 N 47th St Barrington Centre 2
Rogers, AR 72756-9615
(479) 986-0385

The University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas offers one program in law enforcement and this school, which is 3.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Rogers, AR. 694 students seek degrees in 16 programs at this school, overall. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement.

17. Arkansas State University - Newport

7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112
(870) 512-7800

Arkansas State University-Newport is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1974. This school is in Newport, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers 24 certificates and 16 associates level degrees to students. 2,102 students pursued degrees from the 31 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as advanced nursing and technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas.

18. Arkansas Baptist College

1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-6099
(501) 370-4000

Arkansas Baptist College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Little Rock, AR and it offers one program in law enforcement. 1,119 students pursue degrees in nine Arkansas Baptist College programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement programs.

19. Strayer University - Arkansas

10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400
Little Rock, AR 72211
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Arkansas is a for-profit 4-year institution. Strayer, which is 6.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Little Rock, AR. Strayer is one of several campuses. Strayer offers students one degree at the associates level, three bachelors level degrees, and six degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 351 students sought degrees from the eight programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as healthcare management and business.

20. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4471

Founded in 1975, Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is a public 2-year institution. It is in De Queen, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. CCCUA offers students 20 certificates and 14 associates level degrees. In 2010, 1,465 students pursued degrees from the 31 programs at CCCUA. It offers subjects such as advanced nursing, technology, and information systems. CCCUA is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

21. Southern Arkansas University Tech

100 Carr Road
Camden, AR 71701-1906
(870) 574-4500

Southern Arkansas University Tech offers two programs in law enforcement. Students are offered two law enforcement certificates by it. This school is located in town of Camden, Arkansas. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas.

22. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342-0785
(870) 338-6474

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas is located in Helena, AR. It offers two programs in law enforcement. Specifically, it offers one law enforcement certificate to students and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. Overall, 2,155 students pursue degrees in 43 Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas programs.

23. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College, which is very close to Hot Springs, Arkansas, is located in a rural area and this college offers one law enforcement program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

24. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

Founded in 1873, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the center of the city, is in Pine Bluff, AR. It is the the fourth oldest and the 14th largest institution in the state of Arkansas. UAPB is one of several campuses. This university offers students four certificates, three degrees at the associates level, 40 bachelors level degrees, and 11 masters level degrees. 3,428 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at UAPB in 2010. This medium-sized university offers subjects including forensic accounting and criminal justice. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits UAPB. UAPB is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

25. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers three law enforcement programs. More specifically, it offers one law enforcement certificate to students, one associate's level law enforcement degree, and one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level. This university is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

26. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University offers one program in law enforcement and Tech is located in Russellville, AR. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement.

27. The University of Arkansas Community College - Hope

2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71802-0140
(870) 777-5722

The University of Arkansas Community College-Hope offers three programs in law enforcement. Specifically, it offers students one law enforcement certificate and two degrees at the associate's level in law enforcement. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

28. Black River Technical College

1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000

Black River Technical College offers three programs in law enforcement. Specifically, it offers students one law enforcement certificate and two law enforcement degrees at the associate's level. This school, which is very close to Pocahontas, Arkansas, is located in a rural setting. This school is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

29. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University offers two programs in law enforcement. ASU offers two associate's level law enforcement degrees to students. This public university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jonesboro, AR. 13,415 students seek degrees in 154 Arkansas State University programs, overall. ASU is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in law enforcement.

30. South Arkansas Community College

300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731-7010
(870) 862-8131

South Arkansas Community College offers four programs in law enforcement. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in law enforcement by this college and two law enforcement degrees at the associate's level. It is located in El Dorado, AR. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

31. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers one program in law enforcement and it is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 13,176 students seek degrees in 132 programs at UALR. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering law enforcement programs.

32. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

Founded in 1909, the University of Arkansas at Monticello is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is located in town of Monticello, Arkansas. It is the 13th biggest institution in the state of Arkansas. This university is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as nursing, forensic science, and teaching. UAM offers students 24 certificates, seven degrees at the associates level, 32 bachelors level degrees, and four masters level degrees. 3,638 students pursued degrees from the 59 programs at this university in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this university. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

33. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1909. It is in town of Magnolia, Arkansas. SAU is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Arkansas. This research university offers subjects including forensic nursing and physics. Students are offered two certificates, six degrees at the associates level, 41 degrees at the bachelors level, and 12 degrees at the masters level by this university. 3,379 students pursued degrees from the 55 programs at SAU in 2010. SAU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

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