Tennessee contains fourteen schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Freed-Hardeman University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in TN, has a total student population of 2,027 and is the 2057th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 crime scene investigation schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($26,443/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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