Norwalk has a total population of 82,951 and a student population of 6,685. Of these students, 6,685 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Norwalk, by student population, is Norwalk Community College. In 2010, Norwalk Community College graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 47 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Norwalk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Norwalk was $3,180 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Norwalk after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Norwalk, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,750 forensic nurses in Connecticut, 760 were working in the greater Norwalk area. Norwalk's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Norwalk, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.