Sumter has a general population of 39,643 and an overall student population of 5,148. Approximately 4,137 of Sumter's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Sumter, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Central Carolina Technical College. Approximately 175 students graduated in 2010 from Central Carolina Technical College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 175 students graduated with a forensic nursing certificate in Sumter. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $945 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Sumter.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Sumter, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,130 forensic nurses in South Carolina. Of these forensic nurses, 30 were working in the greater Sumter area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Sumter. 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 Sumter is $67,190 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.