Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three crime scene investigation schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with a crime scene investigation program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Oklahoma City 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.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 3 crime scene investigation schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City University comes out as the most expensive ($18,609/yr) for crime scene investigation students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|