With an overall population of 36,264 and a student population of 7,305, approximately 7,194 of Florence students attend one of Florence's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Florence, by student population, is University of North Alabama. Approximately 169 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Alabama with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 169 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Florence's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Florence's forensic nursing schools was $13,198 per year for instate students and $17,206 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,783 per year, on average, for room and board at Florence-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,414.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Florence, your job prospects are average. Florence's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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