With an overall population of 147,595 and a student population of 26,703, approximately 25,877 of Santa Rosa students attend one of Santa Rosa's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Santa Rosa, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Santa Rosa Junior College. In 2010, Santa Rosa Junior College graduated approximately 109 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 109 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Santa Rosa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $741 per year in tuition costs.
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 Santa Rosa, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 350 working in the greater Santa Rosa area in 2010. Santa Rosa's forensic nurse workforce is projected 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 Santa Rosa, you can expect to make an average salary of $98,060 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.