Police Schools in Hickory, North Carolina

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

Police schools in Hickory charged students an average tuition of $12,943.00 if they were North Carolina residents, and $16,004.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

Books and supplies for police schools in Hickory cost an average of $1,155.00. Students who live on campus while attending a police 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 police college in Hickory for students to choose from. 73 students were reported to have graduated from police programs in Hickory in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Police Schools in Hickory

Catawba Valley Community College

2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC, 28602

Programs Offered

  • 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

Police Salary in Hickory

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
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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