Maryland contains 20 schools that offer private investigator programs. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the highest-ranking private investigator school in MD, has a total student population of 4,433 and is the 659th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 private investigator schools in Maryland, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($24,596/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Private Investigator students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 1,440 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average yearly salary of $77,910. Private detectives and investigators in this state earn $45,960/yr and there are 820 employed.
Also, within the private investigator schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from private investigator, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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