Frederick has a general population of 52,767 and an overall student population of 9,200. Approximately 6,233 of Frederick's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Frederick's largest forensic nursing school is Frederick Community College. In 2010, Frederick Community College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Frederick's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Frederick was $2,631 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Frederick.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Frederick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 forensic nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Frederick area. Frederick's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Frederick is $126,240 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.