Pueblo, Colorado has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Pueblo has a total population of 102,121 and a student population of 13,035. Of these students, 13,035 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Pueblo's largest forensic nursing school is Colorado State University-Pueblo. In 2010, approximately 85 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
In 2010, 165 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Pueblo. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,030 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pueblo forensic nursing schools was an average of $27,422 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,474 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,920 per year, on average, for room and board at Pueblo-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,347.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pueblo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,710 forensic nurses in Colorado, 170 were working in the greater Pueblo area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Pueblo will increase by 20% by the year 2018. 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 Pueblo is $67,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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