With an overall population of 38,978 and a student population of 6,917, approximately 6,917 of Gadsden students attend one of Gadsden's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Gadsden's largest forensic nursing school is Gadsden State Community College. In 2010, Gadsden State Community College graduated approximately 85 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Gadsden's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Gadsden's forensic nursing schools was $7,525 per year for instate students and $9,655 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,417.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Gadsden, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,620 forensic nurses in Alabama, 70 were working in the greater Gadsden area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Gadsden will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Gadsden, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,200 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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