Utah contains fifteen schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 computer forensics schools in Utah, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Utah Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,719/yr), with Snow College as the lowest recorded at only $8,117/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,780 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $69,580. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $68,290/yr and there are 2,400 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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