Alabama contains 41 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 computer forensics schools in Alabama, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with J F Ingram State Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $57/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Alabama schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 2,090 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $78,490. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $71,560/yr and there are 5,630 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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