Lebanon has a total population of 3,523 and a student population of 3,284. Of these students, 3,284 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Lebanon's largest forensic nursing school is McKendree University. In 2010, McKendree University graduated approximately 130 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 130 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Lebanon. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Lebanon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,070.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Lebanon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board at Lebanon-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,110.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lebanon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 790 forensic nurses in Illinois. Of these forensic nurses, 130 were working in the greater Lebanon area. The number of forensic nurses in Lebanon is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Lebanon, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,380 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.