Pocahontas has a general population of 6,518 and an overall student population of 2,239. Approximately 2,239 of Pocahontas's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Pocahontas's largest forensic nursing school is Black River Technical College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Black River Technical College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Pocahontas. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Pocahontas was $1,752 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,203 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Pocahontas after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Pocahontas, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,280 forensic nurses in Arkansas. Of these forensic nurses, 140 were working in the greater Pocahontas area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Pocahontas will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Pocahontas, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.