Johnson City has a general population of 55,469 and an overall student population of 14,605. Approximately 14,421 of Johnson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic science programs.
East Tennessee State University is the largest forensic science school in Johnson City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Forensic Science program at East Tennessee State University.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in forensic science from forensic science schools in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Johnson City forensic science schools was an average of $31,319 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for forensic science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Johnson City-based forensic science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic science, if you decide to work as a forensic science technician in Johnson City, your job prospects are good. Johnson City's forensic science technician workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic science technicians.