Milledgeville has a general population of 18,757 and an overall student population of 8,039. Approximately 6,633 of Milledgeville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Georgia College & State University is the largest forensic nursing school in Milledgeville, based on student population. In 2010, Georgia College & State University graduated approximately 95 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Milledgeville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,148 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Milledgeville forensic nursing schools was an average of $31,780 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,226 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Milledgeville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,570 forensic nurses in Georgia, 360 were working in the greater Milledgeville area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 29% in Milledgeville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Milledgeville, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.