California contains 29 schools that offer forensic psychology programs. University of California-San Diego, the highest-ranking forensic psychology school in CA, has a total student population of 28,418 and is the 22nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 29 forensic psychology schools in California, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harvey Mudd College comes out as the most expensive ($29,667/yr), with San Diego State University as the lowest recorded at only $7,762/yr.
Forensic Psychology students from California schools who go on to become forensic psychologists, forensics specialists, applied behavior science 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, Industrialorganizational psychologists make on average $102,570 per year and there are about 1,710 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the forensic psychology schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forensic psychology, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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