Student Achievement | Forensic Science Program

Student Achievement

UNT Forensic Science Program Statistics

Forensic Science Program retention Rate

Retention rate is the number of students currently enrolled or graduated with the FEPAC accredited degree with a concentration in Forensic Science divided by the number of students admitted into the program.

School Year Students Accepted into the Program Retention Rate
12-13 60 55.0%
13-14 38 47.4%
14-15 44 45.5%
15-16 48 37.5%
16-17 45 44.4%
17-18 29 65.5%
18-19 56 57.1%
19-20 59 61.0%
20-21 48 68.8%
21-22 37 73.0%

After graduation our students have gone on to pursue Master's and PhD's at some of the following Universities:

  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Southern Florida
  • University of Washington
  • George Washington University
  • Texas Christian University
  • University of Houston
  • Sam Houston State
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Auburn University
  • West Virginia University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham

Our graduating seniors have internships with local, state, national, and private crime laboratories, student internship projects completed for 2019 and 2020 include:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Dallas
  • Tarrant County Medical Examiners Office
  • Fondren Forensics
  • Quality Forensic Toxicology
  • Alliance Forensic Laboratory, Inc., Ballistics
  • United States Attorney's Office Northern District of Texas
  • Denton PD, Latent Fingerprints and Development
  • Beaumont Internal Medicine and Geriatric Associates Laboratory
  • City of Denton Municipal Laboratory
  • Austin PD, Forensic Division
  • Lewisville PD, Internship
  • Carrollton PD, Crime Scene Unit Internship
  • Denton County Sheriff Office, Drug Analysis, Crime Scene Unit
  • Alvarado/Ovilla Fire Department, Arson Investigation
  • Forensic Document Examiner
  • Dr. Golden Lab, Synthetic Bone Synthesis for Human Bone Studies, Shoe wear pattern analysis, Diatoms presence in drowning victims, design of new breathalyzer sensors
  • Dr. Verbeck Lab, GC-MS Drug Analysis, Fingermark Analysis, Drug analogues database and designer drugs, analysis of gasoline
  • Dr. Shulaev, Metabolics
  • Dr. Chapman, Biodiscovery Institute
  • Dr. Marshall Lab, Investiating the Reactions of CH3F and CD3F with Chlorine
  • Dr. Omary Lab, OLED Black Absorber Synthesis and Characterization
  • Dr. Dandekar Lab, Touch DNA analysis
  • Dr. Acree Lab, Modeling of Drug Partitioning using Abraham model