Poplar Bluff has a general population of 16,651 and an overall student population of 3,597. Approximately 3,527 of Poplar Bluff's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Poplar Bluff, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Three Rivers Community College. In 2010, Three Rivers Community College graduated approximately 66 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Poplar Bluff in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Poplar Bluff's forensic nursing schools was $11,262 per year for instate students and $12,234 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $600 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Poplar Bluff-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,324 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Poplar Bluff after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Poplar Bluff, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are average. In 2010, there were 4,410 forensic nurses in Missouri. Of these forensic nurses, 230 were working in the greater Poplar Bluff area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Poplar Bluff will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Poplar Bluff, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.