With an overall population of 55,977 and a student population of 576, approximately 420 of Concord students attend one of Concord's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Concord, by student population, is Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. In 2010, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences graduated approximately 78 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Concord in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Concord was $9,950 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Concord.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Concord, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 forensic nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater Concord area. The number of forensic nurses in Concord is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Concord is $82,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.