Best Colleges with Fire Protection Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Fire Protection, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Fire Protection is offered at a small amount of schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Fire Protection degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Fire Protection degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Fire Protection.

The Best Fire Protection Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
2 University of New Haven West Haven, CT

University of New Haven offers 3 Fire Protection Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 18 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 4 Certificates degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
4 University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH

University of Akron Main Campus offers 3 Fire Protection Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 36 Bachelor's degrees, 2 Certificates degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC

University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 19 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK

University of Alaska Anchorage offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Fire Protection with students earning 10 Associate's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL

Palm Beach State College offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb.

9 Durham Technical Community College Durham, NC

Durham Technical Community College offers 2 Fire Protection Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a mid sized city.

10 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI

Madison Area Technical College offers 1 Fire Protection Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city.

List of Fire Protection Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
University of New Haven University of New Haven West Haven, CT
5/5
18 : 1 6,786
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN
3/5
18 : 1 27,845
University of Akron Main Campus University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
3/5
23 : 1 23,101
University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
2/5
25 : 1 27,983
University of Alaska Fairbanks University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK
2/5
14 : 1 8,638
University of Alaska Anchorage University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK
2/5
18 : 1 16,762
University Logo Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
2/5
51 : 1 29,616
Durham Technical Community College Durham Technical Community College Durham, NC
1/5
21 : 1 5,118
Madison Area Technical College Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
2/5
21 : 1 16,520
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS
2/5
24 : 1 5,625
Sussex County Community College Sussex County Community College Newton, NJ
2/5
31 : 1 2,732
Pueblo Community College Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO
2/5
31 : 1 5,673
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, OK
2/5
37 : 1 5,963
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Hudson, NC
2/5
22 : 1 3,251
Louisiana State University-Eunice Louisiana State University-Eunice Eunice, LA
2/5
33 : 1 2,508
Mohave Community College Mohave Community College Kingman, AZ
2/5
28 : 1 4,360
Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center Butler Tech-D Russel Lee Career Center Hamilton, OH 25 : 1 295
Sauk Valley Community College Sauk Valley Community College Dixon, IL
3/5
27 : 1 1,936
Northeastern Junior College Northeastern Junior College Sterling, CO
2/5
25 : 1 1,498
Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Willow Street, PA 4 : 1 467
EHOVE Career Center EHOVE Career Center Milan, OH 21 : 1 355
Western Oklahoma State College Western Oklahoma State College Altus, OK
2/5
30 : 1 1,424

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Getting a Fire Protection Degree Online

Schools offering online Fire Protection degrees

Online Fire Protection degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 36 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Fire Protection degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Akron Main Campus 0 0 36 0 0
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute 5 3 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Fire Protection degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's

What degrees do people get in Fire Protection?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 10 Colleges 13 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 2 Colleges 54 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 17 Colleges 73 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 2 Colleges 8 Graduates

Fire Protection Degree Overview

When going for a Fire Protection degree, know that acquiring a traditional degree is very common. A degree in Fire Protection will normally not require a vast amount of time investment and is mostly achieved in only a year or two. The most typical Fire Protection degree earned was a certificate and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Fire Protection degree that people get is a bachelor's degree. While a certificate is slightly more popular, both are very typical options. Although a master's degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Keeping in mind what you hope to achieve by earning a degree in Fire Protection, look to choose a degree at a school that can meet your flexibility and schedule needs.

Average cost of college for a Fire Protection degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,725 Public In-State
$8,222 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$6,778 Public In-State
$33,704 Private In-State
$15,909 Public Out-of-State
$33,704 Private Out-of-State
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