Stephenville has a general population of 14,921 and an overall student population of 10,424. Approximately 10,424 of Stephenville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Stephenville's largest forensic nursing school is Tarleton State University. In 2010, Tarleton State University graduated approximately 54 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 54 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Stephenville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,055 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Stephenville forensic nursing schools was an average of $22,703 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,174 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stephenville-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,591 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Stephenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 20,570 forensic nurses in Texas. Of these forensic nurses, 160 were working in the greater Stephenville area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Stephenville will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Stephenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $100,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.