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Crime Scene Investigation Schools in Illinois

There are eight Illinois schools offering crime scene investigation programs. 72 students graduated with degrees from Illinois crime scene investigation schools in 2010. 26 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 22 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 68 students graduate from crime scene investigation programs in Illinois each year. This accounts for 3% of crime scene investigation students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 14 students graduated with crime scene investigation certificates, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 26 with a bachelor's level degree, and ten with a degree at the master's level.

Eight crime scene investigation schools are in Illinois. And of these, while three schools are private, five schools are public. While tuition at a public crime scene investigation school is $12,053, private crime scene investigation school tuition varies from $23,780 to $32,114.

Average tuition for programs in crime scene investigation is $23,035. The lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $12,053 per year, is at the University of Illinois at Chicago, while the highest tuition for programs in crime scene investigation, which is $32,114 every year, is at Loyola University-Chicago.

Schools in Illinois offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for crime scene investigation students.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 68 students graduate from crime scene investigation programs in Illinois each year. This accounts for 3% of crime scene investigation students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 14 students graduated with crime scene investigation certificates, 22 with a degree at the associate's level, 26 with a bachelor's level degree, and ten with a degree at the master's level.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 7
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 14
  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 16
  • Associate 2008: 27
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 22
  • Bachelor 2006: 9
  • Bachelor 2007: 16
  • Bachelor 2008: 21
  • Bachelor 2009: 28
  • Bachelor 2010: 26
  • Master 2006: 11
  • Master 2007: 12
  • Master 2008: 10
  • Master 2009: 20
  • Master 2010: 10

Crime Scene Investigation Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of nine crime scene investigation programs. Of these programs, around 44.4% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Crime Scene Investigation Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Salary by Percentile

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50650
  • 25th Percentile: 61900
  • Median: 78630
  • 75th Percentile: 103690
  • 90th Percentile: 127020

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46950
  • 25th Percentile: 55840
  • Median: 72350
  • 75th Percentile: 89220
  • 90th Percentile: 105980

Career Trends

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Employment Trend

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76030
  • Median Salary 2007: 80210
  • Median Salary 2008: 72960
  • Median Salary 2009: 75420
  • Median Salary 2010: 78630
  • Total Employed 2006: 3700
  • Total Employed 2007: 3960
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 2840
  • Total Employed 2010: 2970

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54160
  • Median Salary 2007: 56130
  • Median Salary 2008: 62950
  • Median Salary 2009: 64260
  • Median Salary 2010: 72350
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 810
  • Total Employed 2008: 700
  • Total Employed 2009: 690
  • Total Employed 2010: 580

Illinois vs National Crime Scene Investigation Employment

Illinois vs National Crime Scene Investigation Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.885% (3550)

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1. Springfield College in Illinois

1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62702-2694
(217) 525-1420

Springfield College in Illinois offers one crime scene investigation program and it is near the center of the city. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering crime scene investigation in terms of programs.

2. Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Rd
Ullin, IL 62992
(618) 634-3200

Shawnee Community College, which is several miles from Ullin, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in crime scene investigation. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering crime scene investigation programs.

3. Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
(815) 224-2720

Illinois Valley Community College, which is very close to Oglesby, Illinois, is located in a rural setting and this college offers one crime scene investigation program. This public college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks second in the state of Illinois.

4. Loyola University - Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Loyola University-Chicago is near the heart of downtown and Loyola offers one crime scene investigation program. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in crime scene investigation.

5. Lewis University

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
(815) 838-0500

Lewis University is in Romeoville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Lewis offers one crime scene investigation program. 6,139 students seek degrees in 103 Lewis programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering crime scene investigation.

6. Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067-7398
(847) 925-6000

Harper College is in the suburbs of Palatine, Illinois and this school offers one crime scene investigation program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in crime scene investigation.

7. Illinois Central College

One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5422

Illinois Central College, which is only a few miles from East Peoria, is in a rural setting. It offers two crime scene investigation programs. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in crime scene investigation to students and one associate's level degree in crime scene investigation. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering crime scene investigation programs.

8. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago offers one program in crime scene investigation and this university is near the center of the city. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this public university ranks first in the state of Illinois.