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Law Enforcement Schools in Kentucky

There are 27 Kentucky schools offering law enforcement programs. 952 students graduated with degrees from Kentucky law enforcement schools in 2010. 393 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 377 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 844 students graduate from programs in this state in law enforcement each year. This accounts for 1% of law enforcement students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 75 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 377 with a degree at the associate's level, 393 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 107 with a master's level degree.

27 law enforcement schools are in this mountain state. Of these, while 13 schools are private, 14 schools are public. While public law enforcement school tuition varies from $7,084 to $8,424, tuition at a private law enforcement school varies from $11,175 to $19,710.

Average tuition for programs in law enforcement is $11,383. While the highest tuition for law enforcement programs, which is $19,710 each year, is at Campbellsville University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,084 each year, is at Northern Kentucky University.

Schools in Kentucky offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing law enforcement.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 844 students graduate from programs in this state in law enforcement each year. This accounts for 1% of law enforcement students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 75 students graduated with law enforcement certificates, 377 with a degree at the associate's level, 393 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 107 with a master's level degree.

Law Enforcement Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 103
  • Certificate 2007: 103
  • Certificate 2008: 104
  • Certificate 2009: 82
  • Certificate 2010: 75
  • Associate 2006: 157
  • Associate 2007: 195
  • Associate 2008: 237
  • Associate 2009: 333
  • Associate 2010: 377
  • Bachelor 2006: 270
  • Bachelor 2007: 365
  • Bachelor 2008: 332
  • Bachelor 2009: 342
  • Bachelor 2010: 393
  • Master 2006: 54
  • Master 2007: 49
  • Master 2008: 63
  • Master 2009: 96
  • Master 2010: 107

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in this state offer a total of 44 law enforcement programs. Of these programs, close to 52.3% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Law Enforcement Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 23
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 3

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30720
  • 25th Percentile: 36840
  • Median: 48170
  • 75th Percentile: 88860
  • 90th Percentile: 119310

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 39770
  • 25th Percentile: 49010
  • Median: 58140
  • 75th Percentile: 67980
  • 90th Percentile: 80160

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26530
  • 25th Percentile: 31750
  • Median: 39280
  • 75th Percentile: 45430
  • 90th Percentile: 50970

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50180
  • Median Salary 2007: 47820
  • Median Salary 2008: 48080
  • Median Salary 2009: 49160
  • Median Salary 2010: 48170
  • Total Employed 2006: 580
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 580
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54760
  • Median Salary 2007: 57230
  • Median Salary 2008: 59450
  • Median Salary 2009: 57330
  • Median Salary 2010: 58140
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1250
  • Total Employed 2008: 1170
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1160

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35620
  • Median Salary 2007: 37090
  • Median Salary 2008: 38700
  • Median Salary 2009: 38500
  • Median Salary 2010: 39280
  • Total Employed 2006: 7050
  • Total Employed 2007: 7110
  • Total Employed 2008: 6980
  • Total Employed 2009: 6500
  • Total Employed 2010: 6670

Kentucky vs National Law Enforcement Employment

Kentucky vs National Law Enforcement Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.985% (8440)

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1. Union College

310 College St
Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
(606) 546-4151

Union College is in town of Barbourville, Kentucky and UC offers one law enforcement program. UC is a 4-year institution.

2. Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683
(606) 326-2000

Ashland Community and Technical College offers one law enforcement program and this school is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement programs.

3. Hopkinsville Community College

720 North Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-2100
(270) 707-3700

Hopkinsville Community College offers one law enforcement program. Overall, 3,865 students seek degrees in 24 Hopkinsville Community College programs.

4. Daymar College - Scottsville

1138 Old Gallatin Rd
Scottsville, KY 42164
(270) 237-3577

Daymar College-Scottsville offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, Daymar offers one certificate in law enforcement to students and one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement. Daymar, which is very close to Scottsville, Kentucky, is located in a rural area. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

5. Strayer University - Kentucky

220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500
Lexington, KY 40503
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Kentucky is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Lexington, KY. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and accounting. Students are offered four certificates, eight degrees at the associates level, six bachelors level degrees, and six degrees at the masters level by it. 1,143 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010.

6. Daymar College - Bowling Green

2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 843-6750

Daymar College-Bowling Green is near the center of the city. Daymar offers three programs in law enforcement. More specifically, Daymar offers one certificate in law enforcement to students, one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement, and one law enforcement degree at the bachelor's level. In terms of programs, this very small school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

7. Daymar College - Louisville

3309 Collins Lane
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 400-4075

Daymar College-Louisville is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is near Louisville, KY. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered six certificates, seven degrees at the associates level, and three bachelors level degrees by it. In 2010, 187 students sought degrees from the nine programs at this school. This school offers subjects including healthcare administration and business administration. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

8. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081
(270) 769-2371

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offers one law enforcement program and it is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. This mid-sized school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

9. Gateway Community and Technical College

500 Technology Way
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 441-4500

Gateway Community and Technical College is located in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky and it offers one law enforcement program. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky.

10. Midway College

512 E. Stephens St
Midway, KY 40347-1120
(859) 846-4421

Midway College is located in Midway, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Midway offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, this school offers students one law enforcement degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. 1,606 students seek degrees in 27 programs at Midway, overall. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement programs.

11. Madisonville Community College

2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431-9199
(270) 821-2250

Madisonville Community College offers one law enforcement program. It is one of 4 community colleges in Kentucky.

12. ITT Technical Institute - Louisville

9500 Ormsby Station Road- Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 327-7424

ITT Technical Institute-Louisville offers two law enforcement programs. More specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in law enforcement to students and one bachelor's level law enforcement degree. It is located in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky. Overall, 993 students pursue degrees in 16 programs at ITT Tech.

13. Daymar College - Online

3309 Collins Lane
Louisville, KY 40245
(270) 663-6300

Daymar College-Online is a for-profit 4-year institution. Daymar is located near Louisville, KY. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered eight certificates, nine degrees at the associates level, and six degrees at the bachelors level by Daymar. In 2010, 354 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at Daymar. This school offers subjects such as healthcare and accounting.

14. Brown Mackie College - Hopkinsville

4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard
Hopkinsville, KY 42240-4948
(270) 886-1302

Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in town of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. This very small school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as accounting and business management. Students are offered eight certificates and 12 associates level degrees by it. 269 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

15. Daymar College - Owensboro

3361 Buckland Sq
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-4040

Daymar College-Owensboro is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two programs in law enforcement. Of those, students are offered one associate's level law enforcement degree by this school and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement in terms of programs.

16. Owensboro Community and Technical College

4800 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4400

Owensboro Community and Technical College offers one law enforcement program and it is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. This technical college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

17. Daymar College - Louisville

4112 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 495-1040

Daymar College-Louisville is 7.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one law enforcement program. In terms of programs, this very small school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

18. Daymar College - Madisonville

1105 National Mine Drive
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 643-0312

Daymar College-Madisonville offers one program in law enforcement. Overall, 25 students seek degrees in six programs at this school.

19. Daymar College - Paducah Main

509 South 30th Street
Paducah, KY 42001-8252
(270) 444-9950

Daymar College-Paducah Main is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located in Paducah, KY. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as allied health, business management, and massage therapy. It offers 14 certificates, 17 associates level degrees, and three degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 466 students sought degrees from the 20 programs at Daymar. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

20. Beckfield College - Florence

16 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 371-9393x129

Beckfield College-Florence offers two programs in law enforcement. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level law enforcement degree by Beckfield and one degree at the bachelor's level in law enforcement. This very small school is located in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky.

21. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
(270) 554-9200x0

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is located in town of Paducah, Kentucky. It offers two law enforcement programs. Out of those, this mid-sized school offers students one law enforcement certificate and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. 7,364 students seek degrees in 48 programs at this school, overall.

22. ITT Technical Institute - Lexington

2473 Fortune Dr - Suite 180
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 246-3300

ITT Technical Institute-Lexington is in Lexington, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. ITT offers two law enforcement programs. Of those, students are offered one associate's level law enforcement degree by this technical college and one bachelor's level law enforcement degree. ITT Tech is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

23. Southwestern College

8095 Connector Dr
Florence, KY 41042
(859) 282-9999

Southwestern College is located in the suburbs of Florence, Kentucky and it offers one law enforcement program. This very small school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement programs.

24. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

700 College Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823
(606) 589-2145

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is located in Cumberland, KY and it offers one law enforcement program. It is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Kentucky.

25. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

One Bert Combs Dr
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
(606) 886-3863x0

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is in Prestonsburg, KY. It offers two law enforcement programs. More specifically, it offers one law enforcement certificate to students and one law enforcement degree at the associate's level. This medium-sized school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

26. Somerset Community College

808 Monticello Street
Somerset, KY 42501-2973
(877) 629-9722

Somerset Community College offers one law enforcement program. This college is one of 4 community colleges in Kentucky. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

27. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky and it offers one law enforcement program. Overall, 15,716 students seek degrees in 110 Northern Kentucky University programs. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement programs.

28. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is near the heart of downtown. This university offers three programs in law enforcement. Of those, students are offered one certificate in law enforcement by this university, one bachelor's level law enforcement degree, and one law enforcement degree at the master's level. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. The U of L is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

29. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers one program in law enforcement. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

30. Saint Catharine College

2735 Bardstown Rd
St. Catharine, KY 40061
(859) 336-5082

Saint Catharine College is in St. Catharine, Kentucky, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one law enforcement program. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

31. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University offers six programs in law enforcement. More specifically, this school offers students one degree at the associate's level in law enforcement, three degrees at the bachelor's level in law enforcement, and two degrees at the master's level in law enforcement. This school is located in town of Richmond, Kentucky. This school is a public 4-year institution. Eastern is the second largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering law enforcement.

32. Jefferson Community and Technical College

109 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202-2005
(502) 213-4000

Jefferson Community and Technical College offers one program in law enforcement and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Louisville, KY. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Kentucky.

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