Crime Scene Investigation in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Crime Scene Investigation Programs in Kentucky


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Kentucky receive crime scene investigation degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 22 crime scene investigators graduate from Kentucky's 2 crime scene investigation schools.

Top Schools

Eastern Kentucky University, which is located in Richmond, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a crime scene investigation program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. 19 students graduated with a degree in crime scene investigation from Eastern Kentucky University in 2010. The tuition rate at Eastern Kentucky University was $7,084 per year.

Thomas More College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a crime scene investigation program. It is located in Ft Mitchell. In 2010, Thomas More College graduated 3 students from its crime scene investigation program. Students at Thomas More College paid $24,845 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kentucky crime scene investigation school, average tuition will be $15,965 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,084 per year to $24,845 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kentucky crime scene investigation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Thomas More College - located in Ft Mitchell, students are charged $24,845 per year
  2. Eastern Kentucky University - located in Richmond, students are charged $7,084 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kentucky crime scene investigation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Eastern Kentucky University - located in Richmond, students are charged $7,084 per year
  2. Thomas More College - located in Ft Mitchell, students are charged $24,845 per year

A crime scene investigation degree from a Kentucky school... what next?

Most people who graduate from crime scene investigation school in Kentucky go on to work as a crime scene investigator. 610 crime scene investigators were working in Kentucky in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kentucky crime scene investigators:

  1. Clark County - 180 crime scene investigators
  2. Adair County - 110 crime scene investigators
  3. Bourbon County - 100 crime scene investigators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of crime scene investigators in the state of Kentucky will grow to 760. This would require a 16% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a crime scene investigator earns a salary of $62,970 per year in Kentucky state. However, Kentucky crime scene investigators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,080 per year to more than $119,310 per year in 2010. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for a crime scene investigator are:

  1. Clark County - $71,000 per year
  2. Bourbon County - $70,460 per year
  3. Ballard County - $55,090 per year

On average, crime scene investigators earns the least in the following Kentucky counties:

  1. Adair County - $44,990 per year
  2. Anderson County - $47,760 per year
  3. Ballard County - $55,090 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in crime scene investigation. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic science or crime scene investigation.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Crime Scene Investigation in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,913 miles from location Eastern Kentucky University Richmond KY 27.7574 48% 16,268
5,933 miles from location Thomas More College Ft Mitchell KY 24.073 32% 1,856
 

Curious what studying Crime Scene Investigation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 610 $62,970
2
Forensic Science Technicians + 80 $42,290
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are crime scene investigation related jobs in Kentucky