Forensic Science Schools In Kansas

There are 3 accredited forensic science schools in Kansas for faculty who teach forensic science classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic science in the state of Kansas, which encompasses forensic science training at the forensic science bachelors degree level.


  1. Bethany College in Lindsborg

    335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, Kansas 67456-1897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Kansas 100
National 12,390

Approximately 1% of the country's forensic science professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Kansas

110 170 0 0 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, forensic science is a shrinking field. In Kansas, 10 less forensic science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of forensic science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forensic science professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$53,650 $62,430 $76,060 $73,430 $52,080
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to forensic science professionals are decreasing in Kansas. In 2006 forensic science professionals made a mean salary of $53,650 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,080 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Kansas

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This represents a 3% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Kansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic science. The pay differential between the highest paid forensic science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 120%

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Kansas

Computer Forensics
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

In Kansas, forensic science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas


100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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