Idaho contains seven schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 computer forensics schools in Idaho, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,120/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 1,060 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $57,260. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $65,620/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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