Newburgh has a total population of 28,259 and a student population of 2,717. Of these students, 2,717 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Newburgh, by student population, is Mount Saint Mary College. In 2010, approximately 67 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Mount Saint Mary College.
A total of 67 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Newburgh in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,930 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newburgh-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $11,584 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,130.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Newburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 forensic nurses in New York were working in the greater Newburgh area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Newburgh will increase by 5% 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 Newburgh is $87,810 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.