Bloomfield has a total population of 47,683 and a student population of 2,299. Of these students, 2,156 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Bloomfield, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Bloomfield College. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Bloomfield College.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Bloomfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Bloomfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,000.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Bloomfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomfield-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,800.
If you plan on staying in Bloomfield after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Bloomfield, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,550 forensic nurses in New Jersey. Of these forensic nurses, 2,010 were working in the greater Bloomfield area. Bloomfield's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Bloomfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $99,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.