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Law Enforcement Schools in Iowa

There are 13 schools in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement programs. In 2010, 513 students graduated with degrees from Iowa law enforcement schools. 239 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 232 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

423 students graduate from law enforcement programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from law enforcement programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with certificates in law enforcement, 239 with a degree at the associate's level, 33 with a bachelor's level degree, and 232 with a degree at the master's level.

13 law enforcement schools are in Iowa. And of these, while three schools are private, ten schools are public. Tuition at a private law enforcement school varies from $22,050 to $23,418.

Average tuition for programs in law enforcement is $22,992. The highest tuition for programs in law enforcement, which is $23,418 each year, is at Briar Cliff University, while the lowest tuition in Iowa is at Iowa Wesleyan College.

Iowa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in law enforcement.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

423 students graduate from law enforcement programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from law enforcement programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with certificates in law enforcement, 239 with a degree at the associate's level, 33 with a bachelor's level degree, and 232 with a degree at the master's level.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 82
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Associate 2006: 246
  • Associate 2007: 216
  • Associate 2008: 240
  • Associate 2009: 231
  • Associate 2010: 239
  • Bachelor 2006: 36
  • Bachelor 2007: 28
  • Bachelor 2008: 38
  • Bachelor 2009: 38
  • Bachelor 2010: 33
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 53
  • Master 2009: 130
  • Master 2010: 232

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Iowa

Schools in this state offer a total of 18 law enforcement programs. Of these programs, 55.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 10
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42500
  • 25th Percentile: 50860
  • Median: 62550
  • 75th Percentile: 71770
  • 90th Percentile: 109110

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 47830
  • 25th Percentile: 56470
  • Median: 68640
  • 75th Percentile: 81580
  • 90th Percentile: 90240

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33700
  • 25th Percentile: 40300
  • Median: 47740
  • 75th Percentile: 56230
  • 90th Percentile: 62220

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54010
  • Median Salary 2007: 56790
  • Median Salary 2008: 60780
  • Median Salary 2009: 62050
  • Median Salary 2010: 62550
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 445
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56410
  • Median Salary 2007: 60020
  • Median Salary 2008: 65840
  • Median Salary 2009: 67830
  • Median Salary 2010: 68640
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 630
  • Total Employed 2008: 780
  • Total Employed 2009: 790
  • Total Employed 2010: 850

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41850
  • Median Salary 2007: 42840
  • Median Salary 2008: 45160
  • Median Salary 2009: 46060
  • Median Salary 2010: 47740
  • Total Employed 2006: 4980
  • Total Employed 2007: 4730
  • Total Employed 2008: 4550
  • Total Employed 2009: 4820
  • Total Employed 2010: 4800

Iowa vs National Law Enforcement Employment

Iowa vs National Law Enforcement Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 0.713% (6110)

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1. Ellsworth Community College

1100 College Ave
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(800) 322-9235

Ellsworth Community College offers one law enforcement program and it is located in town of Iowa Falls, Iowa. 1,078 students pursue degrees in 30 Ellsworth Community College programs, overall.

2. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College offers one law enforcement program and it is located in Ottumwa, IA. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement.

3. Briar Cliff University

3303 Rebecca St
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-5321

Briar Cliff University, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Sioux City, IA and BCU offers one program in law enforcement. This very small school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement.

4. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College offers two programs in law enforcement. Specifically, this college offers students one certificate in law enforcement and one associate's level law enforcement degree. This community college is in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

5. Marshalltown Community College

3700 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 752-7106

Founded in 1927, Marshalltown Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Marshalltown, Iowa, is in a rural setting. It offers 16 certificates and 20 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,069 students pursued degrees from the 26 programs at this community college. This community college offers subjects such as mental health, nursing, and business. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

6. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College offers one program in law enforcement and this college, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Clive

1860 NW 118th St- Ste 110
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 327-5500

ITT Technical Institute-Clive is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Clive, Iowa. This very small school is one of several campuses. It offers five associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 280 students sought degrees from the nine programs at ITT Tech. It offers subjects including legal assisting and technology. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This technical college is one of 3 technical colleges in Iowa.

8. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College is in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa and it offers one law enforcement program. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement.

9. ITT Technical Institute - Cedar Rapids

3735 Queen Ct SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 297-3400

ITT Technical Institute-Cedar Rapids is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered four associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level by ITT. 86 students sought degrees from the seven programs at ITT in 2010. It offers subjects such as law and management. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. ITT is one of 3 technical colleges in Iowa.

10. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College offers two programs in law enforcement. Specifically, it offers one law enforcement certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

11. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

Founded in 1965, the Eastern Iowa Community College District is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the center of Davenport. This community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Iowa. This community college offers subjects such as paramedicine and liberal arts. Students are offered 27 certificates and 46 associates level degrees by it. 9,365 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

12. Hawkeye Community College

1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 296-2320

Hawkeye Community College offers one program in law enforcement and it is in Waterloo, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement programs.

13. Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St
Fayette, IA 52142-1857
(563) 425-5200

Upper Iowa University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1857. It is located in Fayette, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This medium-sized school is the 13th largest institution in the state of Iowa. UIU offers subjects including forensic accounting, education, and sports medicine. This school offers students four certificates, two degrees at the associates level, 43 bachelors level degrees, and 19 degrees at the masters level. 5,741 students pursued degrees from the 58 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

14. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and this college offers one program in law enforcement. Overall, 18,456 students seek degrees in 120 Kirkwood Community College programs. It is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement.

15. Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 363-8213

Mount Mercy University offers one program in law enforcement and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in law enforcement.

16. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College is located in Estherville, IA and this college offers one law enforcement program. 3,264 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement.

17. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. It offers two law enforcement programs. More specifically, it offers students one law enforcement certificate and one associate's level degree in law enforcement. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in law enforcement.

18. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College is located in town of Fort Dodge, Iowa. This college offers two law enforcement programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in law enforcement to students and one associate's level degree in law enforcement. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering law enforcement programs.