With an overall population of 54,994 and a student population of 47,195, approximately 46,619 of Annandale students attend one of Annandale's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Annandale's largest forensic nursing school is Northern Virginia Community College. In 2010, approximately 157 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Northern Virginia Community College.
In 2010, 157 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Annandale. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Annandale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,523.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Annandale.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Annandale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,430 forensic nurses in Virginia. Of these forensic nurses, 5,220 were working in the greater Annandale area. The number of forensic nurses in Annandale is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. 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 Annandale is $95,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.