There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Salisbury, Maryland. Salisbury has a general population of 23,743 and an overall student population of 12,318. Approximately 12,249 of Salisbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Salisbury, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Salisbury University. In 2010, Salisbury University graduated approximately 74 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 136 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Salisbury in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Salisbury's forensic nursing schools was $18,688 per year for instate students and $27,184 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,550 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,070 per year, on average, for room and board at Salisbury-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,155.
If you plan on staying in Salisbury after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Salisbury, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,330 forensic nurses in Maryland, 100 were working in the greater Salisbury area. The number of forensic nurses in Salisbury is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.