Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has two crime scene investigation schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at Arlington, the highest ranked school in the city with a crime scene investigation program, has a total student population of 28,085. It is the 2382nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Crime Scene Investigation students from Arlington 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.
Arlington lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary.
Of the 2 crime scene investigation schools in Arlington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Arlington comes out as the most expensive ($24,832/yr) for crime scene investigation students, with The University of Texas at Arlington as the lowest, reported at only $12,392/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|