Presque Isle has a total population of 9,511 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 1,129 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Presque Isle, by student population, is Northern Maine Community College. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Maine Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Presque Isle. If you decide to attend one of Presque Isle's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,040 per year in instate tuition and $15,560 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,540 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Presque Isle-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,140.
If you plan on staying in Presque Isle after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Presque Isle, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, of the 1,610 forensic nurses in Maine, 240 were working in the greater Presque Isle area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Presque Isle. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Presque Isle, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.