Rhode Island contains three schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Salve Regina University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in RI, has a total student population of 2,584 and is the 318th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 crime scene investigation schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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