Gallatin, TN has seven crime scene investigation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Campbellsville University, the highest ranked school in this group with a crime scene investigation program, has a total student population of 3,178. It is the 539th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Crime Scene Investigation students from Gallatin 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.
Gallatin lies in Sumner county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 7 crime scene investigation schools with a 100-mile radius of Gallatin, none have 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) for crime scene investigation students, with Nashville State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,750/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gallatin|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||40.2 miles|