With an overall population of 3,402 and a student population of 6,507, approximately 6,507 of Dallas students attend one of Dallas's schools that offer forensic science programs.
The largest forensic science school in Dallas, by student population, is Gaston College. In 2010, Gaston College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in forensic science.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,776 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,200 for forensic science related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from forensic science school, you should know that job prospects for forensic science technicians in Dallas, which is the most popular forensic science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 550 forensic science technicians in North Carolina. Of these forensic science technicians, 160 were working in the greater Dallas area. Dallas's forensic science technician workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic science technician in Dallas is $40,460 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for forensic science technicians.