North Dakota contains seven schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 crime scene investigation schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from North Dakota 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 Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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