With an overall population of 2,978 and a student population of 3,045, approximately 3,045 of Weed students attend one of Weed's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
College of the Siskiyous is the largest forensic nursing school in Weed, based on student population. In 2010, College of the Siskiyous graduated approximately 0 students from its forensic nursing program.
Tuition in 2009 at Weed's forensic nursing schools was $15,018 per year for instate students and $20,194 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Weed-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,218.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Weed, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 160 working in the greater Weed area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Weed. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Weed is $83,210 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.