Jefferson City has a total population of 7,760 and a student population of 2,150. Of these students, 2,150 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Jefferson City's largest forensic nursing school is Carson-Newman College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Carson-Newman College.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Jefferson City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Jefferson City was $18,702 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,088 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Jefferson City. And if you live on campus at one of the Jefferson City-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,796 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,590.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jefferson City, your job prospects are good. There were 7,180 forensic nurses working in Tennessee and 120 working in the greater Jefferson City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 14% in Jefferson City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Jefferson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.