Nashville, TN (population: 605,197) has one hundred and nineteen forensic science schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a forensic science program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about forensic science programs in Nashville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of forensic science professors at Ohio State University such as E J Behrman, Ralph Boerner, Biao Ding, Andrea Doseff, David Ennis, and Dick Furnstahl.
Forensic Science students from Nashville 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.
Nashville lies in Davidson county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
Of the 119 forensic science schools with a 500-mile radius of Nashville, only 24 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola University Chicago comes out as the most expensive ($27,955/yr) for forensic science students, with Fayetteville State University as the lowest, reported at only $6,344/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashville|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||58.5 miles|