Crime Scene Investigation in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Crime Scene Investigation Programs in Nebraska


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Nebraska receive crime scene investigation degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 35 crime scene investigators graduate from Nebraska's 2 crime scene investigation schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a crime scene investigation program is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. 7 students graduated with a degree in crime scene investigation from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010. Tuition at University of Nebraska-Lincoln was $7,224 per year.

Nebraska Wesleyan University, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a crime scene investigation program. It is located in Lincoln. In 2010, Nebraska Wesleyan University graduated 31 students from its crime scene investigation program. The tuition rate at Nebraska Wesleyan University was $23,474 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nebraska's crime scene investigation schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $15,349 per year, though tuition can range from $23,474 per year to $7,224 per year. The Nebraska crime scene investigation schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year

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

  1. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year
  2. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year

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

A large number of Nebraska crime scene investigation graduates become crime scene investigators. 310 crime scene investigators were working in Nebraska in 2010. The largest populations of Nebraska crime scene investigators are working in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 190 crime scene investigators
  2. Arthur County - 40 crime scene investigators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of crime scene investigators in the state of Nebraska will grow to 390. This would require a 13% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, crime scene investigators earn $67,950 per year. In 2010, however, some Nebraska crime scene investigators earned as little as less than $42,760 per year or as much as more than $111,820 per year. The following counties in Nebraska have the highest average salaries for crime scene investigators:

  1. Harrison County - $71,350 per year
  2. Arthur County - $60,750 per year

A crime scene investigator in the following counties in Nebraska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Arthur County - $60,750 per year
  2. Harrison County - $71,350 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in crime scene investigation and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Nebraska
  • Master's Degree in Crime Scene Investigation in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,575 miles from location University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln NE 39.6491 67% 24,100
6,572 miles from location Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln NE 30.0627 33% 2,093
 

Curious what studying Crime Scene Investigation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 310 $67,950 0.0%
2
Forensic Science Technicians + 80 n/a -11.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are crime scene investigation related jobs in Nebraska