Massachusetts contains 37 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 37 crime scene investigation schools in Massachusetts, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Roxbury Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,654/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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