Corsicana, TX has four forensics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Dallas, the highest ranked school in this group with a forensics program, has a total student population of 15,783. It is the 153rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Forensics students from Corsicana 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.
Corsicana lies in Navarro county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area has 77,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $16.28/hr average worker wage, and a $33,850 average annual salary.
Of the 4 forensics schools with a 100-mile radius of Corsicana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for forensics students, with Texas A & M University-Commerce as the lowest, reported at only $9,018/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Corsicana|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||52.2 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||66.1 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||68.1 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||68.7 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||74.1 miles|