Law Enforcement Schools in Hickory, North Carolina

Hickory has a population of 37,222 and is located in Catawba county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in law enforcement 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.

The average cost of books and supplies for law enforcement schools in Hickory is $1,155.00. Students who live on campus while attending a law enforcement school in Hickory, can expect to pay an average of $8,540.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,272.00. There is one law enforcement college in Hickory. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 33 students completed law enforcement programs in Hickory.

Law Enforcement Schools in Hickory

Catawba Valley Community College

2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC, 28602

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Criminal Justice / Police Science


  • 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

Law Enforcement 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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