Forensic Science in Kansas

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Schools Offering Forensic Science Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Kansas graduates receive degrees in forensic science. In other words, every year an estimated 3 forensic science technicians graduate from Kansas' 3 forensic science schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a forensic science program is Wichita State University. Wichita State University, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Wichita. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Wichita State University's forensic science program. The tuition rate at Wichita State University was $5,890 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a forensic science program is Washburn University, which is located in Topeka. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, Washburn University graduated 1 students from its forensic science program. Tuition at Washburn University was $6,296 per year.

Bethany College, which is located in Lindsborg, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a forensic science program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Bethany College graduated 1 students from its forensic science programs. Tuition at Bethany College was $20,026 per year.

Cost

Forensic science schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $10,737 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $20,026 per year, or as little as $5,890 per year. In 2010, the forensic science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Bethany College - located in Lindsborg, students are charged $20,026 per year
  2. Washburn University - located in Topeka, students are charged $6,296 per year
  3. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas forensic science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year
  2. Washburn University - located in Topeka, students are charged $6,296 per year
  3. Bethany College - located in Lindsborg, students are charged $20,026 per year

A forensic science degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas forensic science graduates become forensic science technicians. Kansas had 100 forensic science technicians in 2010. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of forensic science technicians are:

  1. Jackson County - 40 forensic science technicians

Salary

A forensic science technician in Kansas makes an average of $52,080 per year. However, Kansas forensic science technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $34,470 per year to more than $81,200 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for forensic science technicians:

  1. Jackson County - $48,290 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in forensic science in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as crime scene investigation or forensic psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,639 miles from location Bethany College Lindsborg KS 18.8974 37% 592
 

Curious what studying Forensic Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Forensic Science Technicians + 100 $52,080 -9.1%
 

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