Arizona contains 22 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 crime scene investigation schools in Arizona, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Phoenix comes out as the most expensive ($43,008/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Arizona 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 Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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