Ohio contains 60 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Xavier University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in OH, has a total student population of 6,966 and is the 182nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 60 crime scene investigation schools in Ohio, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr), with Jefferson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,111/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Ohio 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 Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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