Dickson, TN has nineteen law enforcement schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Martin Methodist College, the highest ranked school in this group with a law enforcement program, has a total student population of 1,001. It is the 354th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Law Enforcement students from Dickson schools who go on to become police officers, detectives, sargents, law enforcerss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment.
Dickson lies in Dickson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 19 law enforcement schools with a 100-mile radius of Dickson, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($26,443/yr) for law enforcement students, with Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals as the lowest, reported at only $3,078/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dickson|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||81.2 miles|