Rockville has a general population of 47,388 and an overall student population of 26,323. Approximately 26,147 of Rockville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Rockville's largest forensic nursing school is Montgomery College. In 2010, Montgomery College graduated approximately 105 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 105 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Rockville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,092 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $650 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Rockville.
If you plan on staying in Rockville after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Rockville, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 forensic nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Rockville area. The number of forensic nurses in Rockville is expected 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 Rockville is $126,240 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.