Allentown has a general population of 106,632 and an overall student population of 5,807. Approximately 1,887 of Allentown's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic science programs.
The largest forensic science school in Allentown, by student population, is Cedar Crest College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Forensic Science program at Cedar Crest College.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in forensic science in Allentown in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic science school in Allentown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,135.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic science program in Allentown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,321 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,735.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic science, if you decide to work as a forensic science technician in Allentown, your job prospects are good. Allentown's forensic science technician workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.