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Forensic Science Schools in Texas

There are six schools in the state of Texas offering forensic science programs. 69 students graduated with degrees from Texas forensic science schools in 2010. 54 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and ten students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 78 students graduate from programs in Texas in forensic science every year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from forensic science programs. Specifically, five students graduated with a degree in forensic science at the associate's level, 54 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and ten with a master's level degree.

Six forensic science schools are located in Texas. And of these, while four schools are public, two schools are private. While public forensic science school tuition varies from $5,704 to $8,387, private forensic science school tuition varies from $26,484 to $29,884.

Average tuition for programs in forensic science is $17,477. The highest tuition for forensic science programs, which is $29,884 each year, is at Baylor University, while the lowest tuition in Texas, which is $5,704 every year, is at Sam Houston State University.

Texas forensic science schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Texas 2006 - 2010

On average, 78 students graduate from programs in Texas in forensic science every year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from forensic science programs. Specifically, five students graduated with a degree in forensic science at the associate's level, 54 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and ten with a master's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Texas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 72
  • Bachelor 2007: 70
  • Bachelor 2008: 67
  • Bachelor 2009: 62
  • Bachelor 2010: 54
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 16
  • Master 2009: 13
  • Master 2010: 10

Forensic Science Program Availability in Texas

Texas schools offer a total of six programs in forensic science. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in Texas

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29130
  • 25th Percentile: 34800
  • Median: 43670
  • 75th Percentile: 54390
  • 90th Percentile: 64760

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38390
  • Median Salary 2007: 39130
  • Median Salary 2008: 40240
  • Median Salary 2009: 45110
  • Median Salary 2010: 43670
  • Total Employed 2006: 1190
  • Total Employed 2007: 1240
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1250
  • Total Employed 2010: 1030

Texas vs National Forensic Science Employment

Texas vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Texas: 8.313% (1030)

Forensic Science Schools in Texas

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1. Amarillo College

2011 S. Washington
Amarillo, TX 79109
(806) 371-5000

Amarillo College is near the center of the city and this school offers one forensic science program. It is one of 108 public post-secondary institutions in Texas. This large school is the largest institution in the state of Texas offering forensic science in terms of programs.

2. Sam Houston State University

1806 Ave J
Huntsville, TX 77340
(936) 294-1111

Sam Houston State University is located in town of Huntsville, Texas and it offers one forensic science program. 17,291 students seek degrees in 102 programs at Sam, overall. In terms of programs, Sam is the largest institution in the state of Texas offering forensic science.

3. Saint Edward's University

3001 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 448-8400

Saint Edward's University offers one program in forensic science and this school, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Austin, TX. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Texas offering forensic science in terms of programs.

4. Texas A & M University - College Station

Texas A & M University
College Station, TX 77843-1244
(979) 845-3211

Texas A & M University-College Station Offers one program in forensic science and A&M is near the heart of downtown. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This big university is the third largest institution in the state of Texas offering forensic science in terms of programs.

5. Grayson County College

6101 Grayson Drive
Denison, TX 75020-8299
(903) 465-6030

Grayson County College offers one program in forensic science and this college, which is just a few miles from Denison, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 5,284 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this community college. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Texas offering programs in forensic science.

6. Baylor University

500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-1011

Baylor University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Waco, TX and this university offers one program in forensic science. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Texas offering forensic science.