Corpus Christi, TX (population: 296,937) has one computer forensics school within its city limits. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has a total student population of 9,468. It is the 3874th highest ranked school in the USA and the 203rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Computer Forensics students from Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi area alone, there are 150 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $74,040. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $70,980/yr and there are 210 employed.
Corpus Christi lies in Nueces county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Corpus Christi area has 177,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $16.93/hr average worker wage, and a $35,210 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.206 out of every 1000 jobs in Corpus Christi are held by computer systems analysts, and 0.865/1000 are held by computer specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi ends up costing a student $10,808/yr.