Oregon contains fifteen schools that offer computer forensics programs. Northwest Christian University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in OR, has a total student population of 557 and is the 582nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 computer forensics schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 5,280 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $67,930. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $76,460/yr and there are 4,460 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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