If you decide that you want to get a forensic science degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic science schools in Miami, Florida. With an overall population of 362,470 and a student population of 151,596, approximately 98,730 of Miami students attend one of Miami's schools that offer forensic science programs.
The largest forensic science school in Miami, by student population, is Florida International University. In 2010, Florida International University graduated approximately 6 students from its forensic science program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a forensic science degree from one of Miami's forensic science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,654 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Miami forensic science schools was an average of $34,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,424 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic science program in Miami. And if you live on campus at one of the Miami-based forensic science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,820.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic science, if you decide to work as a forensic science technician in Miami, your job prospects are average. The number of forensic science technicians in Miami is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.
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