Kansas contains 20 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 crime scene investigation schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern College comes out as the most expensive ($17,926/yr), with Cloud County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,858/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Kansas 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 Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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