Mississippi contains ten schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Southern Mississippi, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in MS, has a total student population of 15,300 and is the 1880th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 crime scene investigation schools in Mississippi, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jackson State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,375/yr), with Coahoma Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,529/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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