Arkansas contains 22 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 crime scene investigation schools in Arkansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas Baptist College comes out as the most expensive ($14,626/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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