With an overall population of 16,117 and a student population of 10,519, approximately 10,036 of New Port Richey students attend one of New Port Richey's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Pasco-Hernando Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in New Port Richey, based on student population. In 2010, Pasco-Hernando Community College graduated approximately 162 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 162 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in New Port Richey in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,439 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in New Port Richey after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in New Port Richey, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 8,660 forensic nurses working in Florida and 1,350 working in the greater New Port Richey area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in New Port Richey will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in New Port Richey, you can expect to make an average salary of $88,600 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.