Rhode Island contains seven schools that offer computer forensics programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 computer forensics schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryant University comes out as the most expensive ($29,338/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 980 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $75,100. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $90,140/yr and there are 1,300 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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