Colorado contains twelve schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Northern Colorado, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in CO, has a total student population of 12,711 and is the 349th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 crime scene investigation schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Denver comes out as the most expensive ($30,480/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Colorado 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 Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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