Utah contains four schools that offer private investigator programs. Southern Utah University, the highest-ranking private investigator school in UT, has a total student population of 8,066 and is the 2406th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 private investigator schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Utah Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,719/yr), with Southern Utah University as the lowest recorded at only $9,860/yr.
Private Investigator students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 390 employed detectives and criminal investigators earning an average yearly salary of $62,410. Private detectives and investigators in this state earn $39,430/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the private investigator schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from private investigator, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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