Alabama contains twelve schools that offer private investigator programs. University of Alabama at Birmingham, the highest-ranking private investigator school in AL, has a total student population of 16,874 and is the 2390th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 private investigator schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Huntsville comes out as the most expensive ($16,538/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Private Investigator students from Alabama schools who go on to become private investigators, crime scene investigators, investigators, personal investigators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,250 people working as private detectives and investigators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,130. Also, Detectives and criminal investigators make on average $65,860 per year and there are about 110,380 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 1,140 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average yearly salary of $54,340. Private detectives and investigators in this state earn $41,280/yr and there are 290 employed.
Also, within the private investigator schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from private investigator, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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