Lancaster, CA (population: 151,452) has forty computer forensics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California.
Computer Forensics students from Lancaster 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.
Of the 40 computer forensics schools with a 100-mile radius of Lancaster, only 26 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Glendale Career College comes out as the most expensive ($39,536/yr) for computer forensics students, with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $2,897/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lancaster|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||24.8 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||27.0 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||35.0 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||42.2 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||43.5 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||44.1 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||45.7 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||46.9 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||47.1 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||47.9 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||49.2 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||50.3 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||52.2 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||52.6 miles|