Each prospective cadet must complete an application and submit a non-refundable deposit of $30.00 made payable to Mansfield University. To receive an application, email Barbara A. Butcher and write Application Request in subject line. You must include your name and address in the body as the application must be sent through the post office.
Completed Applications should be mailed to:
Mansfield University Police Academy
208 Memorial Hall
20 Straughn Drive
Mansfield, PA 16933
Upon receiving the application fee, the Director will forward a registration packet to you which must be completed and returned to Mansfield University.
In addition to the non-refundable deposit, the following costs reflect the academy training for 2013.
|$3,675.00||Tuition, textbooks, targets, ammunition|
Jacket, hat, Polo shirt for tactical training, 2 Academy T-shirts for physical training
|Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Request for Driver Record|
|$10.00||Pennsylvania State Police - Request for Criminal History Record Information (ACT 34 Clearance)|
|$40.00||Cost of pre-testing (reading and physical fitness tests)|
Note: All fees are subject to change.
On-campus Housing is available for our full-time cadets.
Financial Aid is available to qualified applicants for the above listed costs. Contact the Financial Aid Office by calling 570-662-4129 for more information.
Qualified applicants may also receive Veterans' Assistance benefits. If you have questions about your VA benefits or would like more information, contact our VA Benefits Coordinator at 570-662-4418.
The ACT 34 Clearance and Driver Record must be successfully completed by each student at your own expense. An official copy must be provided to the Director of the Municipal Police Officers' Training School, Barbara Butcher.
Once the complete registration packet has been received, a representative of the Mansfield University Municipal Police Officer's Training School will contact you to arrange a personal interview, psychological evaluation, reading and physical fitness tests. After reviewing your file and evaluations, a determination will be made as to the acceptance into the school.
Upon payment of a non-refundable, $30 application fee, an information packet will be forwarded to the prospective cadet for completion and submission.
Per Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission regulations, all completed documentation and testing are valid for six months from the date of the testing or completion of the documentation.
Mansfield University reserves the right to cancel a scheduled Police Academy class because of insufficient enrollment. All costs of the application process are the responsibility of the applicant and are non-reimbursable in the event of a cancellation.
Mansfield University reserves the right to cancel any Police Academy prior to the start date due to inadequate enrollment.
For more information, contact Law Enforcement & Certification Programs Office at 800-661-3640, 570-662-4866/4974, or email Barbara A. Butcher.