If you decide that you want to get a forensic nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Montgomery, Alabama. With an overall population of 201,568 and a student population of 19,529, approximately 6,579 of Montgomery students attend one of Montgomery's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Montgomery, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Auburn University at Montgomery. In 2010, Auburn University at Montgomery graduated approximately 97 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 97 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Montgomery in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,032 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Montgomery forensic nursing schools was an average of $26,312 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Montgomery-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,640 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,890.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Montgomery, your job prospects are average. There were 2,620 forensic nurses working in Alabama and 190 working in the greater Montgomery area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Montgomery is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Montgomery is $80,590 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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