With an overall population of 14,733 and a student population of 37,861, approximately 37,347 of Hyattsville students attend one of Hyattsville's schools that offer forensic science programs.
The largest forensic science school in Hyattsville, by student population, is University of Maryland-University College. In 2010, University of Maryland-University College graduated approximately 11 students from its forensic science program.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in forensic science from forensic science schools in Hyattsville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic science schools in Hyattsville was $5,760 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic science program in Hyattsville.
If you plan on staying in Hyattsville after graduating from forensic science school, you should know that job prospects for forensic science technicians in Hyattsville, which is the most popular forensic science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 420 forensic science technicians in Maryland, 290 were working in the greater Hyattsville area. Hyattsville's forensic science technician workforce is projected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.
As a forensic science technician in Hyattsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,290 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic science technicians in the state.
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