Montana contains five schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Dawson Community College, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in MT, has a total student population of 441 and is the 3555th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 crime scene investigation schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Great Falls comes out as the most expensive ($21,657/yr), with Dawson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,830/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Montana 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 Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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