Old Westbury has a general population of 4,228 and an overall student population of 13,068. Approximately 9,171 of Old Westbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
New York Institute of Technology is the largest forensic nursing school in Old Westbury, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at New York Institute of Technology.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Old Westbury. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,140 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Old Westbury. And if you live on campus at one of the Old Westbury-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Old Westbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 27,280 forensic nurses in New York, 3,870 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 5% in Old Westbury. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.