Jacksonville has a general population of 8,404 and an overall student population of 9,351. Approximately 9,351 of Jacksonville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Jacksonville, by student population, is Jacksonville State University. In 2010, Jacksonville State University graduated approximately 198 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 198 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Jacksonville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jacksonville's forensic nursing schools was $16,378 per year for instate students and $21,370 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,204 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,876.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Jacksonville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,620 forensic nurses in Alabama. Of these forensic nurses, 50 were working in the greater Jacksonville area. The number of forensic nurses in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Jacksonville, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,760 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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