Dover, Delaware has 3 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Dover has a general population of 32,135 and an overall student population of 9,742. Approximately 9,366 of Dover's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Dover's largest forensic nursing school is Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry. In 2010, Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry graduated approximately 61 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 79 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Dover in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,977 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dover forensic nursing schools was an average of $29,607 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,193 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,549.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Dover, your job prospects are good. There were 1,120 forensic nurses working in Delaware and 150 working in the greater Dover area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 19% in Dover. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Dover, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901
100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901
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120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875