With an overall population of 35,420 and a student population of 1,072, approximately 1,072 of Leavenworth students attend one of Leavenworth's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Leavenworth, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is University of Saint Mary. In 2010, University of Saint Mary graduated approximately 52 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Leavenworth's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Leavenworth was $18,950 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Leavenworth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,090 forensic nurses in Kansas, 1,990 were working in the greater Leavenworth area. The number of forensic nurses in Leavenworth is expected to increase by 16% 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 Leavenworth is $79,450 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.