North Carolina contains 73 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in NC, has a total student population of 33,819 and is the 70th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 73 crime scene investigation schools in North Carolina, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($25,196/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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