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Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Oregon

In 2018-2019, 771 students earned their Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in OR.

A Law Enforcement & Firefighting major is the 20th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Oregon

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 394
Associate’s Degree 279
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 60
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 22
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 22
Master’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Oregon, a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major is more popular with men than with women.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors in Oregon is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.2%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 10.1%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Oregon

In this state, there are 49,300 people employed in jobs related to a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degree, compared to 4,690,450 nationwide.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Oregon

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting grads earn an average of $71,450 in the state and $72,390 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Oregon that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

191 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,856. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,308. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,300 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 85%.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,151 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,099. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,278 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,707. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Southern Oregon University. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,046 Total Students

In their early career, Portland Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,800. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,505. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,872 Total Students

In their early career, COCC grads earn an average salary of $25,400. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,289. The full-time teacher rate is 40%.

#7

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,514 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,712. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,500 a year. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,978 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. This public school has an average net price of $15,205.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,157 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,842 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 17% are considered full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,064 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,900 a year. 28% of the teachers are full time. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in OR

Some of the careers homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 31% $94,520
Forensic Science Technicians 23% $66,650
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 20% $63,390
Financial Examiners 18% $61,770
Accountants and Auditors 16% $65,760
Private Detectives and Investigators 16% $52,260
Computer Workers 15% $77,540
Managers 15% $89,200
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists 14% $65,220
Fire Inspectors 14% $90,040
Emergency Management Directors 14% $78,840
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 13% $50,460
Protective Service Worker Supervisors 9% $41,470
Firefighters 8% $67,820
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 7% $71,670
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 7% $92,610
Fire Fighting Supervisors 6% $87,530
Police and Detective Supervisors 6% $98,330
Transit and Railroad Police 0% $0
Bailiffs 0% $49,680
Correctional Officers and Jailers -4% $61,090
Correctional Officer Supervisors -7% $81,720

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Public & Social Service 907
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 783
Legal Professions 517

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