El Reno has a general population of 16,212 and an overall student population of 2,868. Approximately 2,319 of El Reno's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic science programs.
Redlands Community College is the largest forensic science school in El Reno, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Forensic Science program at Redlands Community College.
Tuition in 2009 at El Reno's forensic science schools was $9,958 per year for instate students and $12,208 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for forensic science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the El Reno-based forensic science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,708.
Many forensic science graduates choose to work as forensic science technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in El Reno, your job prospects are good. There were 120 forensic science technicians working in Oklahoma and 50 working in the greater El Reno area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic science technicians is expected to increase by 20% in El Reno. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.
As a forensic science technician in El Reno, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,850 per year. This is the same as the average salary for forensic science technicians in the state.