Minnesota contains 33 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Hamline University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in MN, has a total student population of 5,166 and is the 277th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 crime scene investigation schools in Minnesota, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of St Catherine comes out as the most expensive ($23,290/yr), with Vermilion Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,415/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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