Gilroy has a total population of 41,464 and a student population of 8,315. Of these students, 8,087 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Gilroy, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Gavilan College. In 2010, Gavilan College graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Gilroy's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Gilroy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $677.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gilroy, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,300 forensic nurses in California, 1,300 were working in the greater Gilroy area. The number of forensic nurses in Gilroy is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.