Newberg has a general population of 18,064 and an overall student population of 3,388. Approximately 3,388 of Newberg's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Newberg's largest forensic nursing school is George Fox University. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at George Fox University.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Newberg. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Newberg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,180.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Newberg-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,080.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newberg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,110 forensic nurses in Oregon, 1,870 were working in the greater Newberg area. The number of forensic nurses in Newberg is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.