There are schools offering law enforcement training in Colorado!
Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Colorado
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Each year, roughly 1.2% of Colorado students graduate with degrees in law enforcement. In other words, every year an estimated 1,857 law enforcement professionals graduate from Colorado's 29 law enforcement schools.
The top-ranked school in Colorado with a law enforcement program is University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. 17 students graduated with a degree in law enforcement from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2010. Students at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs paid $6,029 per year in tuition fees.
Delta Montrose Technical College, which is located in Delta, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Delta Montrose Technical College graduated 36 students from its law enforcement program.
The third-ranked school in Colorado that has a law enforcement program is University of Colorado Denver. University of Colorado Denver, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. 46 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from University of Colorado Denver in 2010. Tuition at University of Colorado Denver was $7,214 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Colorado's law enforcement schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,312 per year, though tuition can range from $24,429 per year to $1,650 per year. The Colorado law enforcement schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Johnson & Wales University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $24,429 per year
- Argosy University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $19,835 per year
- ITT Technical Institute-Thornton - located in Denver, students are charged $18,048 per year
The law enforcement schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Colorado were:
- Colorado Mountain College - located in Glenwood Springs, students are charged $1,650 per year
- Aims Community College - located in Greeley, students are charged $2,068 per year
- Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year
A law enforcement degree from a Colorado school... what next?
In Colorado, the largest numbers of law enforcement professional work in the following counties:
- Adams County - 5,860 law enforcement professionals
- El Paso County - 1,150 law enforcement professionals
- Archuleta County - 740 law enforcement professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of law enforcement professionals is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 13,190 law enforcement professionals working in the Colorado then.
On average, law enforcement professionals earn $68,915 per year. In 2010, however, some Colorado law enforcement professional earned as little as less than $24,620 per year or as much as more than $124,400 per year. Law enforcement professionals in the following Colorado counties make the highest salaries on average:
- Adams County - $74,020 per year
- Pueblo County - $68,050 per year
- Larimer County - $67,420 per year
Law enforcement professionals in the following counties in Colorado make the lowest salaries on average:
- Alamosa County - $39,230 per year
- Chaffee County - $46,490 per year
- Eagle County - $54,160 per year
The law enforcement professionals with highest average salaries in Colorado were:
- Fugitive Detective - $77,170 per year
- Police Officer - $60,660 per year
On average, the lowest paid law enforcement professionals in Colorado were:
- Fugitive Detective - $77,170 per year
- Police Officer - $60,660 per year
For more data regarding a career in law enforcement in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as criminal justice or crime scene investigation, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement in Colorado
- Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement in Colorado
- Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Colorado
- Certificate in Law Enforcement in Colorado
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Featured Online Schools
|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,011 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute||Aurora||CO||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|7,020 miles from location||Colorado Technical University Online||Colorado Springs||CO||16.0328||100%||30,924|
|7,018 miles from location||University of Colorado Denver||Denver||CO||28.3942||41%||23,715|
|7,019 miles from location||Pikes Peak Community College||Colorado Springs||CO||12.8957||n/a||13,572|
|7,022 miles from location||Arapahoe Community College||Littleton||CO||10.5442||n/a||9,969|
|7,018 miles from location||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||59.1501||37%||9,733|
|7,027 miles from location||Red Rocks Community College||Denver||CO||12.8922||n/a||9,143|
|7,214 miles from location||Mesa State College||Grand Junction||CO||19.6451||51%||7,042|
|7,016 miles from location||Pueblo Community College||Pueblo||CO||11.594||n/a||6,592|
|7,009 miles from location||Community College of Aurora||Aurora||CO||10.8221||n/a||6,293|
|7,143 miles from location||Colorado Mountain College||Glenwood Springs||CO||16.5604||n/a||5,741|
|6,999 miles from location||Aims Community College||Greeley||CO||16.8194||n/a||5,510|
|7,020 miles from location||Colorado Technical University||Colorado Springs||CO||16.9432||n/a||2,690|
|7,014 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus||Littleton||CO||9.20591||n/a||2,263|
|7,022 miles from location||Trinidad State Junior College||Trinidad||CO||21.1619||n/a||1,812|
|6,961 miles from location||Otero Junior College||La Junta||CO||19.2583||n/a||1,660|
|7,014 miles from location||Johnson & Wales University-Denver||Denver||CO||23.8219||21%||1,461|
|7,212 miles from location||Colorado Northwestern Community College||Rangely||CO||17.2141||n/a||1,375|
|7,014 miles from location||Colorado Technical University||Englewood||CO||25.801||n/a||1,079|
|7,017 miles from location||Westwood College-Denver North||Denver||CO||17.2901||n/a||829|
|7,017 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Thornton||Denver||CO||18.5706||100%||802|
|7,016 miles from location||Everest College-Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||25.5281||100%||790|
|7,010 miles from location||Everest College-Aurora||Aurora||CO||22.6608||92%||704|
|7,019 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus||Colorado Springs||CO||9.83519||n/a||544|
|7,192 miles from location||Delta Montrose Technical College||Delta||CO||32.5559||n/a||493|
|7,022 miles from location||Westwood College-Denver South||Denver||CO||8.56323||n/a||445|
|7,018 miles from location||Argosy University-Denver||Denver||CO||1.90246||n/a||397|
|7,016 miles from location||Aspen University||Denver||CO||n/a||n/a||386|
|7,017 miles from location||Remington College-Colorado Springs Campus||Colorado Springs||CO||22.9496||22%||195|
Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Colorado
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers +||9,590||$60,660||8.7%|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators +||1,710||$77,170||3.6%|
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