Nevada contains seven schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 crime scene investigation schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem Institute-Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Nevada 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 Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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