Alabama contains seventeen schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. The University of Alabama, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in AL, has a total student population of 28,699 and is the 839th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 crime scene investigation schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Faulkner University comes out as the most expensive ($15,988/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Alabama 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 Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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