With an overall population of 44,174 and a student population of 31,858, approximately 12,025 of San Luis Obispo students attend one of San Luis Obispo's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in San Luis Obispo, by student population, is Cuesta College. In 2010, Cuesta College graduated approximately 104 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a forensic nursing certificate from one of San Luis Obispo's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in San Luis Obispo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $860.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in San Luis Obispo, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 240 working in the greater San Luis Obispo area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in San Luis Obispo is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in San Luis Obispo, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,160 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.