With an overall population of 86,327 and a student population of 11,335, approximately 10,415 of Toms River students attend one of Toms River's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Toms River, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Ocean County College. In 2010, Ocean County College graduated approximately 151 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 151 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Toms River's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Toms River, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,098.
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 Toms River.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Toms River, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,550 forensic nurses in New Jersey. Of these forensic nurses, 1,870 were working in the greater Toms River area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Toms River will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Toms River is $96,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.