Louisiana contains 23 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Louisiana College, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in LA, has a total student population of 1,461 and is the 455th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 crime scene investigation schools in Louisiana, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Cliff College-Metairie comes out as the most expensive ($16,248/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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