Indiana contains six schools that offer forensics programs. Butler University, the highest-ranking forensics school in IN, has a total student population of 4,505 and is the 172nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 forensics schools in Indiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr), with Indiana State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,390/yr.
Forensics students from Indiana schools who go on to become forensic scientists, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, forensics professionals, 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, Private detectives and investigators make on average $47,130 per year and there are about 31,250 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indiana alone, there are 560 employed private detectives and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $43,320. Forensic science technicians in this state earn $48,010/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the forensics schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from forensics, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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