Oregon contains ten schools that offer private investigator programs. Pioneer Pacific College, the highest-ranking private investigator school in OR, has a total student population of 1,701 and is the 3643rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 private investigator schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,549/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Private Investigator students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 640 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average yearly salary of $68,400. Private detectives and investigators in this state earn $42,840/yr and there are 260 employed.
Also, within the private investigator schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from private investigator, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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