Maryland contains 23 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Mount St Mary's University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in MD, has a total student population of 2,080 and is the 285th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 crime scene investigation schools in Maryland, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($24,596/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Maryland 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 Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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