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Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Ohio


Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Ohio receive law enforcement degrees every year. Thus, Ohio's 86 law enforcement schools put out approximately 2,049 law enforcement professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a law enforcement program is Ohio University-Main Campus, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. 1 students graduated with a degree in law enforcement from Ohio University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $9,603 per year.

Cedarville University, which is located in Cedarville, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Cedarville University graduated 11 students from its law enforcement program. Cedarville University charged in-state students $23,500 in tuition fees per year.

Ashland University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a law enforcement program. It is located in Ashland. 15 students graduated with degree in law enforcement from Ashland University in 2010. Students at Ashland University paid $27,412 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's law enforcement schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,655 per year, though tuition can range from $27,412 per year to $1,735 per year. In 2010, the law enforcement schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Ohio were:

  1. Ashland University - located in Ashland, students are charged $27,412 per year
  2. The University of Findlay - located in Findlay, students are charged $26,798 per year
  3. Lake Erie College - located in Painesville, students are charged $25,674 per year

The following Ohio law enforcement schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  3. Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year

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

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

  1. Cuyahoga County - 7,240 law enforcement professionals
  2. Delaware County - 4,430 law enforcement professionals
  3. Dearborn County - 4,200 law enforcement professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of law enforcement professionals in the state of Ohio will grow to 27,550. This would require a 1% growth in the profession.

Salary

law enforcement professionals in Ohio earn $60,585 per year on average. However, Ohio law enforcement professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,540 per year to more than $121,500 per year in 2010. On average law enforcement professional earn the most in the following Ohio counties:

  1. Cuyahoga County - $68,195 per year
  2. Portage County - $66,370 per year
  3. Greene County - $63,545 per year

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

  1. Jefferson County - $35,730 per year
  2. Coshocton County - $39,720 per year
  3. Allen County - $40,230 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $67,490 per year
  2. Police Officer - $53,680 per year

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

  1. Fugitive Detective - $67,490 per year
  2. Police Officer - $53,680 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,789 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Akron OH n/a n/a n/a
5,859 miles from location Harrison College Grove City OH n/a n/a n/a
5,795 miles from location Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland OH 9.90183 n/a 29,807
5,854 miles from location Columbus State Community College Columbus OH 11.6792 n/a 28,539
5,783 miles from location University of Akron Main Campus Akron OH 24.4078 n/a 25,959
5,895 miles from location University of Toledo Toledo OH 26.8042 n/a 23,064
5,803 miles from location Ohio University-Main Campus Athens OH 73.0214 35% 22,647
5,891 miles from location Owens Community College Perrysburg OH 11.3004 n/a 22,530
5,917 miles from location Sinclair Community College Dayton OH 11.8406 n/a 21,561
5,944 miles from location Miami University-Oxford Oxford OH 41.8383 24% 16,884
5,738 miles from location Youngstown State University Youngstown OH 22.3377 n/a 14,644
5,814 miles from location Lorain County Community College Elyria OH 9.2858 n/a 12,798
5,932 miles from location Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati OH 11.9536 n/a 10,165
5,779 miles from location Lakeland Community College Willoughby OH 9.50558 n/a 9,406
5,810 miles from location Hocking College Nelsonville OH 14.991 n/a 6,340
5,824 miles from location Ashland University Ashland OH 61.3225 22% 6,300
5,894 miles from location The University of Findlay Findlay OH 60.0247 28% 5,485
5,825 miles from location Central Ohio Technical College Newark OH 10.8453 n/a 4,350
5,912 miles from location James A Rhodes State College Lima OH 12.4985 n/a 4,147
5,896 miles from location Clark State Community College Springfield OH 8.13511 n/a 4,032
5,929 miles from location Northwest State Community College Archbold OH 12.5827 n/a 3,665
5,837 miles from location North Central State College Mansfield OH 9.94322 n/a 3,595
5,919 miles from location Edison State Community College Piqua OH 15.7902 n/a 3,519
5,870 miles from location Tiffin University Tiffin OH 21.6655 21% 3,429
5,883 miles from location Southern State Community College Hillsboro OH 12.6745 n/a 3,363
5,870 miles from location Terra State Community College Fremont OH 11.6464 n/a 3,152
5,896 miles from location Cedarville University Cedarville OH 68.5434 32% 3,102
5,862 miles from location Marion Technical College Marion OH 12.119 n/a 2,659
5,828 miles from location Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon OH 26.4062 48% 2,622
5,803 miles from location Zane State College Zanesville OH 12.8814 n/a 2,592
5,851 miles from location Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus Chillicothe OH 15.3121 n/a 2,362
5,831 miles from location Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Lancaster OH 14.4407 n/a 2,280
5,768 miles from location Washington State Community College Marietta OH 20.0648 n/a 2,184
5,744 miles from location Belmont Technical College Saint Clairsville OH 8.81065 n/a 2,172
5,828 miles from location Ohio University-Southern Campus Ironton OH 11.7385 n/a 2,137
5,734 miles from location Eastern Gateway Community College Steubenville OH 13.0816 n/a 2,120
5,913 miles from location Fortis College Dayton OH 31.731 n/a 1,796
5,895 miles from location Urbana University Urbana OH 17.1356 43% 1,540
5,930 miles from location Union Institute & University Cincinnati OH 21.743 85% 1,523
5,869 miles from location Heidelberg University Tiffin OH 56.9564 25% 1,478
5,929 miles from location Southwestern College Cincinnati OH 8.02097 n/a 1,243
5,774 miles from location Lake Erie College Painesville OH 52.405 39% 1,131
5,932 miles from location Defiance College Defiance OH 53.0151 24% 1,070
0 miles from location Southwestern College Dayton OH 9.34879 n/a 1,051
5,892 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Findlay Findlay OH 11.781 n/a 1,028
5,931 miles from location Southwestern College Cincinnati OH 4.84886 n/a 978
5,898 miles from location Stautzenberger College Maumee OH 14.2153 n/a 975
5,795 miles from location Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland Cleveland OH 9.15703 n/a 849
5,918 miles from location Apollo Career Center Lima OH 34.1875 n/a 817
5,783 miles from location Bryant and Stratton College-Eastlake Campus Eastlake OH 23.7352 100% 795
5,742 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Youngstown Youngstown OH 23.7642 100% 788
5,927 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Norwood Cincinnati OH 18.9859 100% 773
5,789 miles from location Remington College-Cleveland Campus Cleveland OH 20.2291 32% 694
5,799 miles from location Bryant and Stratton College-Parma Cleveland OH 26.2004 100% 666
5,916 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton Dayton OH 43.1871 100% 621
5,899 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Maumee Maumee OH 19.3771 100% 581
5,800 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Strongsville Strongsville OH 28.2567 100% 576
5,861 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Hilliard Hilliard OH 21.2344 100% 567
5,770 miles from location Fortis College-Ravenna Ravenna OH 26.3362 100% 537
5,916 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Dayton Dayton OH 19.3687 100% 521
5,793 miles from location Chancellor University Cleveland OH 17.2524 60% 515
5,785 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Warrensville Heights Cleveland OH 16.9884 100% 468
5,818 miles from location O C Collins Career Center Chesapeake OH 30.0255 n/a 440
5,806 miles from location Remington College-Cleveland West Campus North Olmsted OH 26.1035 26% 436
5,794 miles from location Academy of Court Reporting and Technology-Cleveland Cleveland OH 36.0327 100% 419
5,800 miles from location Adult Center for Education Zanesville OH 33.4162 n/a 408
5,854 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College Columbus OH 15.6988 100% 394
5,926 miles from location Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Cincinnati OH 29.8657 n/a 380
5,921 miles from location Southwestern College Franklin OH 15.7795 n/a 323
5,801 miles from location Polaris Career Center Cleveland OH 29.4537 n/a 301
5,847 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Columbus Columbus OH 7.59628 100% 283
5,843 miles from location Ehove Career Center Milan OH 27.8478 n/a 264
5,848 miles from location Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools Groveport OH 35.2411 100% 261
5,851 miles from location Daymar College Chillicothe OH 10.3135 n/a 258
5,844 miles from location Daymar College Portsmouth OH 21.3268 n/a 252
5,847 miles from location Scioto County Career Technical Center Lucasville OH 27.3467 n/a 251
5,773 miles from location Buckeye Joint Vocational School New Philadelphia OH 29.7914 n/a 242
5,804 miles from location Medina County Career Center Medina OH 29.1729 n/a 197
5,847 miles from location Sandusky Career Center Sandusky OH 32.9822 100% 175
5,816 miles from location Gallia Jackson Vinton Joint Vocational School District Rio Grande OH 33.3832 n/a 170
5,930 miles from location Miami-Jacobs Career College-Sharonville Cincinnati OH 16.9764 100% 158
5,828 miles from location Daymar College Jackson OH 26.6125 n/a 140
5,941 miles from location Vantage Career Center Van Wert OH 35.82 n/a 138
5,930 miles from location Beckfield College Cincinnati OH 2.05521 n/a 89
5,858 miles from location Delaware Area Career Center Delaware OH 32.1016 n/a 88
5,835 miles from location Daymar College Lancaster OH 33.0634 n/a 67
 

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers + 24,110 $53,680 0.2%
2
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 2,720 $67,490 25.9%
 

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