Godfrey has a total population of 16,286 and a student population of 8,215. Of these students, 8,179 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Godfrey, by student population, is Lewis and Clark Community College. Approximately 111 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis and Clark Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 111 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Godfrey's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Godfrey was $2,632 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $980 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Godfrey.
If you plan on staying in Godfrey after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Godfrey, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 66 forensic nurses in Illinois were working in the greater Godfrey area. Godfrey's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Godfrey is $53,380 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.