Hawaii contains six schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Hawaii at Hilo, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in HI, has a total student population of 3,974 and is the 584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 crime scene investigation schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chaminade University of Honolulu comes out as the most expensive ($17,911/yr), with Honolulu Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,399/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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