Florida contains 50 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Central Florida, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in FL, has a total student population of 53,401 and is the 71st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 50 crime scene investigation schools in Florida, only 23 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Florida Institute comes out as the most expensive ($38,962/yr), with North Florida Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,116/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Florida 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 Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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