Canton has a total population of 5,882 and a student population of 5,721. Of these students, 3,320 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Canton's largest forensic nursing school is SUNY College of Technology at Canton. In 2010, SUNY College of Technology at Canton graduated approximately 64 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Canton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,879 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Canton forensic nursing schools was an average of $22,659 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Canton after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Canton, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 forensic nurses in New York were working in the greater Canton area. Canton's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Canton, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.