Wisconsin contains 25 schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 computer forensics schools in Wisconsin, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,701/yr), with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,721/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 1,150 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $61,280. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $70,260/yr and there are 8,990 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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