Hartford, CT (population: 123,579) has two computer forensics schools within its city limits. Trinity College, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 2,438. It is the 94th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Computer Forensics students from Hartford 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 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area alone, there are 810 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $78,410. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $84,070/yr and there are 4,600 employed.
Hartford lies in Hartford county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area has 562,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $25/hr average worker wage, and a $51,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 8 out of every 1000 jobs in Hartford are held by computer systems analysts, and 1/1000 are held by computer specialists.
Of the 2 computer forensics schools in Hartford, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Trinity College comes out as the most expensive ($16,061/yr) for computer forensics students, with Trinity College as the lowest, reported at only $16,061/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hartford|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||3.2 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||11.9 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||27.8 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||34.2 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||36.3 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||63.3 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||68.1 miles|