There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Nampa, Idaho. Nampa has a general population of 51,867 and an overall student population of 5,707. Approximately 5,633 of Nampa's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Northwest Nazarene University is the largest forensic nursing school in Nampa, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 30 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Northwest Nazarene University.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Nampa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,814 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,045 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Nampa. And if you live on campus at one of the Nampa-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,830 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,218.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nampa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,510 forensic nurses in Idaho. Of these forensic nurses, 1,070 were working in the greater Nampa area. Nampa's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Nampa is $77,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
5500 East Opportunity Drive, Nampa, Idaho 83687
Less than 1 year certificate
1-2 years certificate
623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897