South Lake Tahoe, CA has fourteen computer forensics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Davis, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 31,247. It is the 41st highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Computer Forensics students from South Lake Tahoe 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 14 computer forensics schools with a 100-mile radius of South Lake Tahoe, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Pacific comes out as the most expensive ($25,776/yr) for computer forensics students, with Yuba College as the lowest, reported at only $6,347/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from South Lake Tahoe|
|Carson City||NV||54,870||1||8.29894||62||19.9 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||74.6 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||88.3 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||89.1 miles|