Law Enforcement in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in North Dakota


Each year, roughly 0.3% of North Dakota students graduate with degrees in law enforcement. In other words, every year an estimated 59 law enforcement professionals graduate from North Dakota's 3 law enforcement schools.

Top Schools

Lake Region State College, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a law enforcement program. It is located in Devils Lake. In 2010, Lake Region State College graduated 53 students from its law enforcement program. Tuition at Lake Region State College was $3,908 per year.

The second-ranked school in North Dakota with a law enforcement program is Rasmussen College-North Dakota, which is located in Fargo. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. Students at Rasmussen College-North Dakota paid $13,560 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in North Dakota with a law enforcement program is Sitting Bull College, which is located in Fort Yates. In 2010, it was ranked 92nd nationwide. 3 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Sitting Bull College in 2010. Tuition at Sitting Bull College was $3,810 per year.

Cost

Tuition at North Dakota's law enforcement schools ranges from $13,560 per year to $3,810 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,093 per year. In 2010, the law enforcement schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Dakota were:

  1. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year
  2. Lake Region State College - located in Devils Lake, students are charged $3,908 per year
  3. Sitting Bull College - located in Fort Yates, students are charged $3,810 per year

The following North Dakota law enforcement schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Sitting Bull College - located in Fort Yates, students are charged $3,810 per year
  2. Lake Region State College - located in Devils Lake, students are charged $3,908 per year
  3. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year

A law enforcement degree from a North Dakota school... what next?

In North Dakota, the largest numbers of law enforcement professional work in the following counties:

  1. Clay County - 340 law enforcement professionals
  2. Burleigh County - 210 law enforcement professionals
  3. Polk County - 190 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of law enforcement professionals is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,440 law enforcement professionals working in the North Dakota then.

Salary

law enforcement professionals in North Dakota earn $56,555 per year on average. However, North Dakota law enforcement professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,840 per year to more than $97,480 per year in 2010. The following counties in North Dakota have the highest average salaries for law enforcement professionals:

  1. Clay County - $68,630 per year
  2. Bottineau County - $53,335 per year
  3. Burleigh County - $46,390 per year

On average, law enforcement professionals earn the least in the following North Dakota counties:

  1. Barnes County - $38,680 per year
  2. Adams County - $39,040 per year
  3. Nelson County - $44,000 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $68,830 per year
  2. Police Officer - $44,280 per year

The law enforcement professionals with lowest average salaries in North Dakota were:

  1. Fugitive Detective - $68,830 per year
  2. Police Officer - $44,280 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in law enforcement in North Dakota 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 North Dakota
  • Certificate in Law Enforcement in North Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Rasmussen College-North Dakota Fargo ND 17.0133 n/a 1,829
6,633 miles from location Lake Region State College Devils Lake ND 18.2292 n/a 1,702
6,734 miles from location Sitting Bull College Fort Yates ND 8.13901 n/a 335
 

Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + n/a $44,280
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 310 $68,830 72.2%
 

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Below are law enforcement related jobs in North Dakota