Law Enforcement in Idaho

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Idaho


Approximately 0.5% of graduates in of Idaho receive law enforcement degrees every year. That means an estimated 183 law enforcement professionals graduate from Idaho's 7 law enforcement schools each year.

Top Schools

Boise State University, which is located in Boise, is the top-ranked school in Idaho that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Boise State University graduated 109 students from its law enforcement program. Students at Boise State University paid $5,300 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a law enforcement program is Idaho State University. Idaho State University, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Pocatello. 2 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Idaho State University in 2010. Idaho State University charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.

Lewis-Clark State College, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a law enforcement program. It is located in Lewiston. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Lewis-Clark State College law enforcement program. Students at Lewis-Clark State College paid $4,998 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Idaho's law enforcement schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,020 per year, though tuition can range from $18,048 per year to $2,520 per year. In 2010, the following Idaho law enforcement schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Boise - located in Boise, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus - located in Meridian, students are charged $10,200 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Idaho law enforcement schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. Lewis-Clark State College - located in Lewiston, students are charged $4,998 per year

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

The Idaho counties with the largest populations of law enforcement professional are:

  1. Ada County - 1,340 law enforcement professionals
  2. Bear Lake County - 310 law enforcement professionals
  3. Benewah County - 260 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of law enforcement professionals in Idaho will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,490 law enforcement professionals working in Idaho.

Salary

law enforcement professionals in Idaho earn $53,760 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Law enforcement professional in Idaho had varying salaries from $21,710 to $119,310 per year in 2010. The following counties in Idaho have the highest average salaries for law enforcement professionals:

  1. Ada County - $59,245 per year
  2. Benewah County - $52,395 per year
  3. Bannock County - $49,665 per year

The following counties in Idaho have the lowest average salaries for law enforcement professional:

  1. Bear Lake County - $38,800 per year
  2. Adams County - $39,590 per year
  3. Bonneville County - $43,130 per year

On average, the highest paid law enforcement professionals in Idaho were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $61,950 per year
  2. Police Officer - $45,570 per year

On average, the lowest paid law enforcement professionals in Idaho were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $61,950 per year
  2. Police Officer - $45,570 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in law enforcement in Idaho 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 Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement in Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Idaho
  • Certificate in Law Enforcement in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,520 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Boise Boise ID 18.4875 100% 585
7,522 miles from location University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus Meridian ID 7.53316 n/a 471
 

Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 2,750 $45,570 -0.4%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 410 $61,950 7.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are law enforcement related jobs in Idaho