Oregon contains nineteen schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Portland State University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in OR, has a total student population of 27,901 and is the 2547th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 crime scene investigation schools in Oregon, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($18,272/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Oregon 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 Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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