Criminal Justice Schools in Hickory, North Carolina

Hickory has 37,222 residents. It is located in Catawba county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in criminal justice schools in Hickory during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $12,943.00. The average tuition was $16,004.00 for non-residents studying in North Carolina.

Books and supplies for criminal justice schools in Hickory cost an average of $1,155.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at criminal justice schools in Hickory was $8,540.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,272.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students have a choice of one criminal justice college in Hickory to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 77 students completed criminal justice programs in Hickory.

Criminal Justice Schools in Hickory

Catawba Valley Community College

2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC, 28602

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Corrections and Criminal Justice
  • Associates in Corrections and Criminal Justice
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science
  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies
  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Safety Studies


  • Tuition (in-state): $1,687.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $7,808.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,444.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 282
  • Average aid received per student: $6,616.00

Criminal Justice Salary in Hickory

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers$39,470.0060
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives$47,890.00170
Correctional Officers and Jailers$29,110.001,100
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$42,240.00130
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$35,920.00730

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