Wichita Falls, TX (population: 103,067) has one computer forensics school within its city limits. Midwestern State University has a total student population of 6,341. It is the 547th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Computer Forensics students from Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls area alone, there are 40 employed computer specialists earning an average salary of $55,540. Computer systems analysts in this area earn $54,530/yr and there are 60 employed.
Wichita Falls lies in Wichita county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Wichita Falls area has 57,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $16.50/hr average worker wage, and a $34,320 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.088 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita Falls are held by computer systems analysts, and 0.720/1000 are held by computer specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Midwestern State University ends up costing a student $7,596/yr.