Cisco has a general population of 3,851 and an overall student population of 4,260. Approximately 4,260 of Cisco's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Cisco's largest forensic nursing school is Cisco College. In 2010, approximately 48 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Cisco College.
A reported 48 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Cisco in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cisco's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,021 per year in instate tuition and $11,267 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $967 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Cisco. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Cisco-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,521.
If you plan on staying in Cisco after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Cisco, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas, 470 were working in the greater Cisco area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Cisco will increase by 24% by the year 2018. 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 Cisco is $70,660 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.