With an overall population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178, approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park students attend one of Takoma Park's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Takoma Park, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Washington Adventist University. In 2010, Washington Adventist University graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Takoma Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Takoma Park, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 forensic nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Takoma Park area. Takoma Park'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 Takoma Park is $126,240 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.