Arizona contains 24 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 computer forensics schools in Arizona, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Advancing Technology comes out as the most expensive ($29,351/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 1,950 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $73,120. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $84,690/yr and there are 9,420 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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