North Dakota contains nine schools that offer computer forensics programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 computer forensics schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Fort Berthold Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,268/yr.
Computer Forensics students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 190 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $59,430. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $62,340/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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