The largest forensic science school in University Park, by student population, is Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in forensic science.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a forensic science degree in University Park. If you decide to attend one of University Park's forensic science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $28,520 per year in instate tuition and $40,050 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic science program in University Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board at University Park-based forensic science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many forensic science graduates choose to work as forensic science technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in University Park, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of forensic science technicians in University Park will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.
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