Florida contains 47 schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 47 computer forensics schools in Florida, only 19 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beacon College comes out as the most expensive ($34,068/yr), with Palm Beach Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,490/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 4,430 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $63,260. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $70,700/yr and there are 21,240 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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