Rohnert Park has a total population of 42,236 and a student population of 8,546. Of these students, 8,546 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Rohnert Park, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Sonoma State University. In 2010, Sonoma State University graduated approximately 87 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 87 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Rohnert Park in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Rohnert Park's forensic nursing schools was $21,550 per year for instate students and $32,710 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,732 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,804 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,408.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Rohnert Park, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 350 working in the greater Rohnert Park area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Rohnert Park. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Rohnert Park is $98,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.