San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has six crime scene investigation schools within its city limits. The University of Texas at San Antonio, the highest ranked school in the city with a crime scene investigation program, has a total student population of 28,955. It is the 489th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Crime Scene Investigation students from San Antonio 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.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary.
Of the 6 crime scene investigation schools in San Antonio, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio comes out as the most expensive ($13,591/yr) for crime scene investigation students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|