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Forensic Science in Indiana

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Schools Offering Forensic Science Programs in Indiana

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Indiana receive forensic science degrees every year. That means an estimated 14 forensic science technicians graduate from Indiana's 2 forensic science schools each year.

Top Schools

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, which is located in Indianapolis, is the top-ranked school in Indiana that has a forensic science program. It received a ranking of 40th in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with a degree in forensic science from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in 2010. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis charged in-state students $7,885 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Indiana with a forensic science program is Trine University, which is located in Angola. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. 6 students graduated with degree in forensic science from Trine University in 2010. Tuition at Trine University was $25,400 per year.


If you choose to attend a Indiana forensic science school, average tuition will be $16,643 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,885 per year to $25,400 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Indiana forensic science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Trine University - located in Angola, students are charged $25,400 per year
  2. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $7,885 per year

The forensic science schools in Indiana that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $7,885 per year
  2. Trine University - located in Angola, students are charged $25,400 per year

A forensic science degree from an Indiana school... what next?

A large number of Indiana forensic science graduates become forensic science technicians. Indiana had 300 forensic science technicians in 2010. The Indiana counties with the largest populations of forensic science technicians are:

  1. Jasper County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of forensic science technicians in Indiana will grow by 21%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 350 forensic science technicians working in Indiana.


A forensic science technician in Indiana makes an average of $49,960 per year. In 2010, however, some Indiana forensic science technicians earned as little as less than $29,340 per year or as much as more than $68,420 per year. On average a forensic science technician earns the most in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Jasper County - $46,110 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in forensic science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as crime scene investigation or forensic psychology.

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Forensic Science Technicians 300 $49,960 87.5%

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