Nebraska contains twelve schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Nebraska at Kearney, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in NE, has a total student population of 6,650 and is the 171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 crime scene investigation schools in Nebraska, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,457/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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