Dahlonega has a general population of 3,638 and an overall student population of 5,652. Approximately 5,652 of Dahlonega's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Dahlonega, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is North Georgia College & State University. In 2010, North Georgia College & State University graduated approximately 173 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 173 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Dahlonega in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dahlonega's forensic nursing schools was $14,266 per year for instate students and $25,880 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dahlonega-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,644 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,340.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dahlonega, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,570 forensic nurses in Georgia. Of these forensic nurses, 340 were working in the greater Dahlonega area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 29% in Dahlonega. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Dahlonega, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.