Massachusetts contains sixteen schools that offer private investigator programs. Northeastern University, the highest-ranking private investigator school in MA, has a total student population of 27,537 and is the 56th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 private investigator schools in Massachusetts, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Private Investigator students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 1,780 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average yearly salary of $69,980. Private detectives and investigators in this state earn $37,050/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the private investigator schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from private investigator, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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