Tampa, FL (population: 351,091) has one forensic psychology school within its city limits. Argosy University-Tampa has a total student population of 742. It is the 6006th highest ranked school in the USA and the 302nd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Forensic Psychology students from Tampa 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.
Tampa lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area has 1,131,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,590 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Tampa ends up costing a student $37,671/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tampa|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||15.7 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||16.9 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||24.5 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||29.4 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||65.4 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||70.8 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||82.4 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||89.8 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||93.8 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||96.0 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||99.8 miles|