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Forensic Science Schools in Washington State

There are two schools in the state of Washington offering forensic science programs. In 2010, 13 students graduated from programs at Washington forensic science schools. Ten of all these students graduated with certificates and three students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 13 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic science per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forensic science programs. More specifically, ten students graduated with certificates in forensic science and three with an associate's level degree.

Two forensic science schools are in Washington. Of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public forensic science school varies from $3,228 to $3,273.

Average tuition for forensic science programs is $3,247.

Forensic science schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

On average, 13 students graduate from programs in this state in forensic science per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from forensic science programs. More specifically, ten students graduated with certificates in forensic science and three with an associate's level degree.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 3

Forensic Science Program Availability in Washington State

Schools in this state offer a total of three forensic science programs. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in Washington State

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40420
  • 25th Percentile: 47470
  • Median: 54610
  • 75th Percentile: 62760
  • 90th Percentile: 71880

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53510
  • Median Salary 2007: 54320
  • Median Salary 2008: 55740
  • Median Salary 2009: 54220
  • Median Salary 2010: 54610
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Washington State vs National Forensic Science Employment

Washington State vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Washington State: 1.130% (140)

Forensic Science Schools in Washington State

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1. Green River Community College

12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092-3622
(253) 833-9111

Green River Community College offers two programs in forensic science. More specifically, it offers students one forensic science certificate and one degree at the associate's level in forensic science. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Auburn, WA. 8,361 students pursue degrees in 72 Green River Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the largest institution in the state of Washington offering forensic science.

2. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
(253) 964-6500

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Washington and it offers one program in forensic science. 8,482 students seek degrees in 50 Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this mid-sized school ranks first in the state of Washington.

3. Seattle University

900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 296-6000

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Seattle, WA. It is the 14th largest institution in the state of Washington. This school offers subjects including chemistry and public relations. This school offers 14 certificates, 55 bachelors level degrees, 30 degrees at the masters level, and three degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 7,817 students sought degrees from the 80 programs at this school. SU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.