Fort Myers has a general population of 48,208 and an overall student population of 31,789. Approximately 16,034 of Fort Myers's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic science programs.
Edison State College is the largest forensic science school in Fort Myers, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Forensic Science program at Edison State College.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in forensic science in Fort Myers in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic science school in Fort Myers, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,606.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $817 for forensic science related books and supplies each year.
Many forensic science graduates choose to work as forensic science technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Myers, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of forensic science technicians is expected to increase by 11% in Fort Myers. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.