With an overall population of 11,924 and a student population of 4,520, approximately 4,520 of Muscle Shoals students attend one of Muscle Shoals's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Muscle Shoals, by student population, is Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals. In 2010, Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals graduated approximately 101 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 101 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Muscle Shoals in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Muscle Shoals's forensic nursing schools was $6,980 per year for instate students and $9,110 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,820.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Muscle Shoals, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 8% in Muscle Shoals. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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