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Forensic Science Schools in West Virginia

There are four schools in the state of West Virginia offering forensic science programs. 85 students graduated from programs at West Virginia forensic science schools in 2010. 74 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 11 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 69 students graduate from forensic science programs in West Virginia each year. This accounts for 7% of forensic science students who US schools graduate. Of those, 74 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in forensic science and 11 with a degree at the master's level.

Four forensic science schools are located in West Virginia. And of these, one school is private, while three schools are public. While private forensic science school tuition is $7,200, tuition at a public forensic science school varies from $5,172 to $5,406.

Average tuition for forensic science programs is $5,713. The lowest tuition in West Virginia, which is $5,172 per year, is at Marshall University, while the highest tuition for forensic science programs, which is $7,200 every year, is at Mountain State University.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees in forensic science.

Forensic Science Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, 69 students graduate from forensic science programs in West Virginia each year. This accounts for 7% of forensic science students who US schools graduate. Of those, 74 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in forensic science and 11 with a degree at the master's level.

Forensic Science Program Completions in West Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 20
  • Bachelor 2007: 25
  • Bachelor 2008: 34
  • Bachelor 2009: 73
  • Bachelor 2010: 74
  • Master 2006: 7
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 17
  • Master 2010: 11

Forensic Science Program Availability in West Virginia

Schools in this state offer a total of five forensic science programs. Of these programs, approximately 60% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Forensic Science Program Availability in West Virginia

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22820
  • 25th Percentile: 29700
  • Median: 34940
  • 75th Percentile: 42940
  • 90th Percentile: 50160

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30210
  • Median Salary 2007: 31005
  • Median Salary 2008: 32030
  • Median Salary 2009: 33485
  • Median Salary 2010: 34940
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 45
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

West Virginia vs National Forensic Science Employment

West Virginia vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in West Virginia: 0.323% (40)

Forensic Science Schools in West Virginia

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1. Fairmont State University

1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
(304) 367-4000

Fairmont State University offers one program in forensic science. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of West Virginia.

2. Marshall University

1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, WV 25755
(800) 642-3463

Marshall University, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Huntington, WV and it offers one program in forensic science. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in West Virginia. In terms of programs, this public university is the biggest institution in the state of West Virginia offering forensic science.

3. West Virginia University

Stewart Hall- University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506-6201
(304) 293-0111

West Virginia University, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Morgantown, WV. It offers two forensic science programs. Of those, West Virginia offers one bachelor's level degree in forensic science to students and one master's level forensic science degree. WVU is a public, 4-year, research institution. WVU is the second oldest institution in the state of West Virginia offering forensic science programs.

4. Mountain State University

410 Neville Street
Beckley, WV 25801-9003
(304) 253-7351

Mountain State University is located in Beckley, WV and Mountain State offers one forensic science program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of West Virginia.