Kentucky contains 39 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Berea College, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in KY, has a total student population of 1,548 and is the 203rd highest ranked school in America.
Computer Forensics students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,420 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $66,340. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $69,980/yr and there are 4,180 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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