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Schools around the country that offer online associates degree in law enforcement programs charge a median tuition of $4,958 per year. The median tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was approximately 12.3%. In 2007, the median tuition was $4,415 per year at these online schools.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online law enforcement programs at the associates level from most to least expensive is shown in the following chart:
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A yearly tuition of over $14,148 is charged by the costliest online associates degree in law enforcement colleges and universities. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition at the cheapest colleges and universities is in the range of $624 to $3,180 each year. The least expensive accredited online law enforcement associates degree schools are located in Arizona, California, North Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.
- Associate of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology – Law Enforcement
- Associate of Arts and Science in Law Enforcement – Corrections
- Associate of Arts and Science in Law Enforcement – Security Administration
- Associate of Arts and Science in Law Enforcement – Basic Police Academy
- Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
- Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
- Associate of Arts and Science in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
- Associate of Criminal Justice in Law Enforcement
- Associate of Applied Science in Nebraska Law Enforcement
- Associate of Arts in Law Enforcement-Corrections
Approximately 18% of law enforcement graduates with associates degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. This represents 21,265 of the 121,150 graduates from around the US. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of law enforcement graduates with associates degrees from the least expensive online colleges has increased by 3,097 graduates yearly, while the percentage of graduates from these colleges has decreased.
Other somewhat more costly online law enforcement associates degree schools charge a yearly tuition in the range of $3,300 to $4,774. Of the 23 online colleges and universities that offer associates degrees in law enforcement programs in the nation, 6 charge students tuition in this range.
Approximately 27.1% of the nation’s law enforcement associates level graduates earned their degrees from these low tuition online programs in 2011. This represents 32,837 students. Only 25,603 students earned credentials from these schools in 2006, which was just 5 years prior. Thus, from these low tuition online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has increased by 28%.
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|1. West Hills College||Coalinga, California||$624||$4,824|
|2. Rio Salado College||Tempe, Arizona||$1,704||$7,488|
|3. Houston Community College||Houston, Texas||$1,968||$1,968|
|4. Lake Region State College||Devils Lake, North Dakota||$3,065||$3,065|
|5. Fox Valley Technical College||Appleton, Wisconsin||$3,180||$4,770|
|6. Erie Community College||Buffalo, New York||$3,300||$6,600|
|7. Cuyahoga Community College District||Cleveland, Ohio||$3,354||$6,868|
|8. Eastern Iowa Community College District||Davenport, Iowa||$3,540||$5,220|
|9. Century Community and Technical College||White Bear Lake, Minnesota||$4,377||$4,377|
|10. Ridgewater College||Willmar, Minnesota||$4,725||$4,725|
|11. Community College of Allegheny County||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||$4,774||$7,161|
|12. Alexandria Technical & Community College||Alexandria, Minnesota||$4,958||$4,958|
|13. SUNY College of Technology at Canton||Canton, New York||$4,970||$9,100|
|14. Joliet Junior College||Joliet, Illinois||$7,011||$7,874|
|15. Columbia College||Columbia, Missouri||$7,016||$7,016|
|16. Park University||Parkville, Missouri||$8,848||$8,848|
|17. Thomas University||Thomasville, Georgia||$12,000||$12,000|
|18. Everest University||Orlando, Florida||$14,148||$14,148|
|19. Rasmussen College||St. Cloud, Minnesota||$15,120||$15,120|
|20. South University||Savannah, Georgia||$15,285||$15,285|