Wilkes Barre's largest forensic nursing school is Wilkes University. In 2010, approximately 72 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Wilkes University.
A total of 72 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Wilkes Barre in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Wilkes Barre, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,010.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilkes Barre-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,060.
If you plan on staying in Wilkes Barre after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Wilkes Barre, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. Wilkes Barre's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.