Wisconsin contains two schools that offer forensic science programs. Marquette University, the highest-ranking forensic science school in WI, has a total student population of 11,689 and is the 111th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 forensic science schools in Wisconsin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marquette University comes out as the most expensive ($24,839/yr), with Lakeland College as the lowest recorded at only $16,304/yr.
Forensic Science students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 880 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $63,660. Forensic science technicians in this state earn $79,080/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the forensic science schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forensic science, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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