With an overall population of 100,940 and a student population of 19,001, approximately 18,713 of Westminster students attend one of Westminster's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Westminster, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Front Range Community College. In 2010, Front Range Community College graduated approximately 174 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 174 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Westminster. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Westminster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,338.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,749 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Westminster.
If you plan on staying in Westminster after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Westminster, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 3,710 forensic nurses working in Colorado and 1,410 working in the greater Westminster area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Westminster is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Westminster is $95,200 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.