Jamestown has a general population of 31,730 and an overall student population of 4,353. Approximately 4,024 of Jamestown's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Jamestown's largest forensic nursing school is Jamestown Community College. In 2010, Jamestown Community College graduated approximately 105 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 105 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Jamestown in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jamestown's forensic nursing schools was $14,900 per year for instate students and $18,540 per year for out of state students.
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 Jamestown. And if you live on campus at one of the Jamestown-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you plan on staying in Jamestown after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Jamestown, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. There were 27,280 forensic nurses working in New York and 410 working in the greater Jamestown area in 2010. Jamestown'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 Jamestown, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,530 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.