Law Enforcement in Alaska

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Alaska


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Alaska receive law enforcement degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 3 law enforcement professionals graduate from Alaska's 2 law enforcement schools.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with a degree in law enforcement from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,358 per year.

University of Alaska Southeast, which is located in Juneau, is the second-ranked school in Alaska that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from University of Alaska Southeast law enforcement program. Tuition at University of Alaska Southeast was $5,130 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alaska law enforcement school, average tuition will be $5,244 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,130 per year to $5,358 per year. In 2010, the law enforcement schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  1. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year
  2. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year

The law enforcement schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  1. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

A law enforcement degree from an Alaska school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Alaska law enforcement professionals:

  1. Anchorage County - 500 law enforcement professionals
  2. Aleutians East County - 400 law enforcement professionals
  3. Haines County - 160 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of law enforcement professionals is expected to shrink by 0% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,860 law enforcement professionals working in the Alaska then.

Salary

On average, law enforcement professionals earn $76,205 per year. But, salaries for law enforcement professional can vary. In 2010, law enforcement professional made as little as less than $39,370 per year or as much as more than $88,860 per year in Alaska. Law enforcement professionals in the following Alaska counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anchorage County - $67,720 per year
  2. Fairbanks North Star County - $63,550 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $62,370 per year

Law enforcement professionals in the following counties in Alaska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Haines County - $61,530 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $62,370 per year
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - $63,550 per year

The law enforcement professionals with highest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $87,800 per year
  2. Police Officer - $64,610 per year

The law enforcement professionals with lowest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $87,800 per year
  2. Police Officer - $64,610 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alaska statistics regarding a career in law enforcement and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminal justice or crime scene investigation.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Alaska

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,683 miles from location University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks AK 58.6895 65% 9,137
7,720 miles from location University of Alaska Southeast Juneau AK 17.0398 n/a 3,260
 

Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alaska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 1,210 $64,610 4.3%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 110 $87,800 -35.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are law enforcement related jobs in Alaska