Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has two crime scene investigation schools within its city limits. Draughons Junior College Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with a crime scene investigation program, has a total student population of 619. It is the 4973rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 134th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Crime Scene Investigation students from Nashville 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.
Nashville lies in Davidson 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 2 crime scene investigation schools in Nashville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/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 Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|