Connecticut contains two schools that offer forensic science programs. Central Connecticut State University, the highest-ranking forensic science school in CT, has a total student population of 12,461 and is the 372nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forensic science schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Haven comes out as the most expensive ($25,577/yr), with Central Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $13,717/yr.
Forensic Science students from Connecticut schools who go on to become forensic science technicians, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, forensic scientists, 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, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 90 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $72,380. Forensic science technicians in this state earn $67,280/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the forensic science schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from forensic science, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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