If you are interested in pursuing forensic nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 forensic nursing schools in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston has a general population of 96,650 and an overall student population of 37,995. Approximately 20,566 of Charleston's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Trident Technical College is the largest forensic nursing school in Charleston, based on student population. In 2010, Trident Technical College graduated approximately 252 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 417 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Charleston's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Charleston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,364.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,325 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,021.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Charleston, your job prospects are good. There were 4,130 forensic nurses working in South Carolina and 830 working in the greater Charleston area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Charleston. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Charleston is $82,190 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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