New Albany has a general population of 37,603 and an overall student population of 6,840. Approximately 6,840 of New Albany's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in New Albany, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Indiana University-Southeast. In 2010, Indiana University-Southeast graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of New Albany's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of New Albany's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,470 per year in instate tuition and $27,158 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $880 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board at New Albany-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
If you plan on staying in New Albany after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in New Albany, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 7,350 forensic nurses in Indiana. Of these forensic nurses, 1,680 were working in the greater New Albany area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 15% in New Albany. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in New Albany, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,160 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.