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Forensic Science Schools in North Carolina

There are ten schools in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science programs. In 2010, 67 students graduated with degrees from North Carolina forensic science schools. 47 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 13 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

49 students graduate from forensic science programs in North Carolina, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from forensic science programs. Specifically, seven students graduated with forensic science certificates, 47 with a degree at the associate's level, and 13 with a bachelor's level degree.

Ten forensic science schools are located in this state. Out of these, while nine schools are public, one school is private. While tuition at a private forensic science school is $21,614, tuition at a public forensic science school varies from $3,476 to $5,124.

Average tuition for forensic science programs is $7,137. The highest tuition for forensic science programs, which is $21,614 each year, is at St Andrews Presbyterian College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,476 every year, is at Fayetteville State University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in forensic science. No undergraduate level students in forensic science sought degrees at the masters level in 2010.

Forensic Science Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

49 students graduate from forensic science programs in North Carolina, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from forensic science programs. Specifically, seven students graduated with forensic science certificates, 47 with a degree at the associate's level, and 13 with a bachelor's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in North Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 30
  • Associate 2008: 27
  • Associate 2009: 30
  • Associate 2010: 47
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 1
  • Bachelor 2009: 3
  • Bachelor 2010: 13

Forensic Science Program Availability in North Carolina

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 forensic science programs. Of these programs, around 53.8% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in North Carolina

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 3

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32260
  • 25th Percentile: 35190
  • Median: 41380
  • 75th Percentile: 50060
  • 90th Percentile: 61310

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33970
  • Median Salary 2007: 35450
  • Median Salary 2008: 37700
  • Median Salary 2009: 41050
  • Median Salary 2010: 41380
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

North Carolina vs National Forensic Science Employment

North Carolina vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in North Carolina: 3.551% (440)

Forensic Science Schools in North Carolina

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1. Saint Augustines College

1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610-2298
(919) 516-4000

Founded in 1867, Saint Augustines College is a historically black 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Raleigh, NC. It offers subjects such as criminal justice and history. Students are offered 27 degrees at the bachelors level by this small school. In 2010, 1,508 students pursued degrees from the 27 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

2. St Andrews Presbyterian College

1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 277-5000

St Andrews Presbyterian College offers one forensic science program and St. Andrews is located in Laurinburg, NC. Overall, 441 students pursue degrees in 23 St. Andrews programs. St. Andrews is the third largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science in terms of programs.

3. Piedmont Community College

1715 College Dr
Roxboro, NC 27573
(336) 599-1181x221

Piedmont Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1970. This college, which is very close to Roxboro, North Carolina, is in a rural area. It offers subjects such as HVAC and information technology. Students are offered 31 certificates and 31 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 2,714 students sought degrees from the 44 programs at this college. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 49 community colleges in North Carolina.

4. Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28301-4298
(910) 672-1111

Fayetteville State University is near the center of the city and it offers one forensic science program. Overall, 5,781 students pursue degrees in 54 Fayetteville State University programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of North Carolina.

5. Wake Technical Community College

9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603-5696
(919) 866-5000

Wake Technical Community College is located in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina and it offers one program in forensic science. 17,071 students pursue degrees in 116 programs at this technical college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science.

6. Wayne Community College

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27533-8002
(919) 735-5151x7190

Wayne Community College, which is very close to Goldsboro, North Carolina, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in forensic science. Overall, 3,977 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this community college. It is the oldest institution in the state of North Carolina offering programs in forensic science.

7. Gaston College

201 Hwy 321 S
Dallas, NC 28034
(704) 922-6200

Founded in 1963, Gaston College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in Dallas, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers subjects including nursing and administrative assistant and secretarial science. It offers 43 certificates and 52 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 6,468 students sought degrees from the 63 programs at this college. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 49 community colleges in North Carolina.

8. Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
(828) 227-7211

Western Carolina University is located in town of Cullowhee, North Carolina and WCU offers one forensic science program. It is a public 4-year institution. WCU is the fourth largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science in terms of programs.

9. Nash Community College

522 N. Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-4011

Nash Community College is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one forensic science program. 3,235 students seek degrees in 58 Nash Community College programs, overall. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science in terms of programs.

10. Fayetteville Technical Community College

2201 Hull Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236
(910) 678-8400

Fayetteville Technical Community College offers two forensic science programs. Of those, it offers one forensic science certificate to students and one associate's level degree in forensic science. It is 2.7 miles from the center of the city. 10,002 students pursue degrees in 112 programs at this technical college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of North Carolina.

11. Southwestern Community College

447 College Dr
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 339-4000

Southwestern Community College is in Sylva, NC. It offers two forensic science programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in forensic science by this public college and one associate's level forensic science degree. 2,304 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this college, overall. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science.

12. Catawba Valley Community College

2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-0699
(828) 327-7000

Catawba Valley Community College is located in Hickory, North Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in forensic science. More specifically, this college offers students one forensic science certificate and one forensic science degree at the associate's level. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science.

13. Forsyth Technical Community College

2100 Silas Creek Pky
Winston Salem, NC 27103-5197
(336) 723-0371

Forsyth Technical Community College offers one program in forensic science and this school, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Winston Salem, NC. This technical college is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the third largest institution in the state of North Carolina offering forensic science.