Highland has a total population of 976 and a student population of 3,698. Of these students, 3,698 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Highland Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Highland, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Highland Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
Tuition in 2009 at Highland's forensic nursing schools was $9,485 per year for instate students and $11,015 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $420 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Highland-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,480 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,635.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Highland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,090 forensic nurses in Kansas, 80 were working in the greater Highland area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Highland will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Highland is $75,180 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.