San Rafael has a total population of 56,063 and a student population of 2,094. Of these students, 2,094 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Dominican University of California is the largest forensic nursing school in San Rafael, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 75 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Dominican University of California.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in San Rafael. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in San Rafael was $33,840 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Rafael-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $13,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in San Rafael, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 forensic nurses in California were working in the greater San Rafael area. The number of forensic nurses in San Rafael is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.