Texas contains 89 schools that offer crime scene investigation programs. Texas Christian University, the highest-ranking crime scene investigation school in TX, has a total student population of 8,853 and is the 142nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 89 crime scene investigation schools in Texas, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($38,765/yr), with Kilgore College as the lowest recorded at only $2,728/yr.
Crime Scene Investigation students from Texas 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 Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from crime scene investigation, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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