Alaska contains three schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 crime scene investigation schools in Alaska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charter College comes out as the most expensive ($18,163/yr), with University of Alaska Southeast as the lowest recorded at only $9,482/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Alaska schools who go on to become crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, crime scene forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,870 people working as forensic science technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,070.
Also, within the crime scene investigation schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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