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2021 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Oregon

3 Colleges
$31,512 Avg Salary
$23,659 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting School for You

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting is the #20 most popular major in Oregon with 764 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Oregon ranking. This report analyzed 3 schools in Oregon to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in Oregon

The following schools top our list of the Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges.

Top Oregon Schools in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Our 2021 rankings named Portland State University the best school in Oregon for homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting students. Located in the large city of Portland, Portland State University is a public college with a very large student population.

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting majors at Portland State University take out an average of $22,146 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $230, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Out of the 3 schools in Oregon that were part of this year’s ranking, Chemeketa Community College landed the # 2 spot on the list. Chemeketa Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the midsize suburb of Salem.

While working on their degree, homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors at Chemeketa Community College accumulate an average of around $24,111 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $250, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Out of the 3 schools in Oregon that were part of this year’s ranking, Portland Community College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Portland Community College is a very large public school located in the large city of Portland.

On average, homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting graduates from Portland Community College take out $19,303 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $200, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 21,794
Hawaii 339
Washington 1,007
Nevada 734
Alaska 174

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 122,741
Fire Protection 13,656
Homeland Security 6,367
Other Homeland Security 1,995

Majors Similar to Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Administration & Social Service 98,535
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 71,951
Legal Professions 61,011
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 3,568

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Barry Bahler.

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