Pennsylvania contains 53 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in PA, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 53 crime scene investigation schools in Pennsylvania, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Pittsburgh comes out as the most expensive ($39,843/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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