Nevada contains eight schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 computer forensics schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,148/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 1,420 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $64,720. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $73,350/yr and there are 1,880 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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