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2023 Best Other Homeland Security Schools

30 Colleges in the United States
1,695 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded
$51,334 Avg Early-Career Salary
When it comes to popularity, other homeland security sits in the middle of the road, ranking #214 out of 395 majors in the country. So, you may have to do some digging around to find quality schools that offer the degree program. This list can help with that.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 30 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for other homeland security students pursuing a degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 1,695 degrees in other homeland security during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Other Homeland Security School

Best Other Homeland Security Schools The other homeland security program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Other Homeland Security rankings. We derive our Best Overall Other Homeland Security School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Other Homeland Security Rankings by Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Other Homeland Security Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Other Homeland Security in the United States

The schools below may not offer all types of other homeland security degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer.

10 Top Schools in Other Homeland Security

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
112 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

Virginia Commonwealth University is a good option for students interested in a degree in other homeland security. VCU is a very large public university located in the city of Richmond. A Best Colleges rank of #239 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means VCU is a great university overall.

There were roughly 112 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at VCU in the most recent year we have data available. Graduates who receive their degree from the other homeland security program make an average of $46,253 for their early career.

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#2

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
31 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

It is difficult to beat Ivy Tech Community College if you want to pursue a degree in other homeland security. Ivy Tech Community College is a very large public college located in the large city of Indianapolis. A Best Colleges rank of #340 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means Ivy Tech Community College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 31 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Ivy Tech Community College in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the other homeland security program earn an average of $36,710 for their early career.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
76 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

Tulane University of Louisiana is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in other homeland security. Located in the city of New Orleans, Tulane is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #119 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Tulane is a great university overall.

There were roughly 76 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Tulane in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the other homeland security program state that they receive average early career earnings of $37,871.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
143 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

Eastern Kentucky University is a great choice for students pursuing a degree in other homeland security. Located in the town of Richmond, Eastern is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 11th out of 39 schools for overall quality in the state of Kentucky.

There were roughly 143 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Eastern in the most recent data year. Those other homeland security students who get their degree from Eastern Kentucky University make $21,875 more than the average other homeland security student.

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#5

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MN

Capella University is a very large private for-profit university located in the city of Minneapolis. A Best Colleges rank of #166 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Capella University is a great university overall.

There were about 3 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Capella University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
95 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized suburb of Buzzards Bay, Maritime is a public school with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of #281 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Maritime is a great school overall.

There were about 95 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Maritime in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the other homeland security degree program at Massachusetts Maritime Academy get $9,821 more than the standard graduate with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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#7

University of New Haven

West Haven, CT
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
97 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

University of New Haven is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of West Haven. A Best Colleges rank of #447 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means University of New Haven is a great university overall.

There were roughly 97 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at University of New Haven in the most recent year we have data available. After graduation, other homeland security degree recipients usually earn an average of $47,336 in the first five years of their career.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type

Located in the large city of Long Beach, CSULB is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #265 out of 2,241 schools nationwide means CSULB is a great university overall.

There were approximately 14 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at CSULB in the most recent data year. Other Homeland Security degree recipients from California State University - Long Beach receive an earnings boost of approximately $49,642 above the average earnings of other homeland security majors.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$19,132 Median Student Debt

Located in the suburb of Aston, Neumann is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. This university ranks 81st out of 117 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were approximately 19 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Neumann in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the other homeland security major at Neumann University make $58,750 above the standard college grad in this field shortly after graduation.

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#10

Webster University

Saint Louis, MO
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
98 Other Homeland Security Degrees Awarded

Webster is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Saint Louis. A Best Colleges rank of #215 out of 2,241 colleges nationwide means Webster is a great university overall.

There were about 98 other homeland security students who graduated with this degree at Webster in the most recent data year. Other Homeland Security degree recipients from Webster University earn a boost of approximately $21,857 above the typical income of other homeland security majors.

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Other Homeland Security is one of 4 different types of Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Other Homeland Security

Related Major Annual Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 113,121
Fire Protection 13,766
Homeland Security 7,140
Security Science and Technology 6,888

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).

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