There are 3 forensic nursing schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Tuscaloosa has a general population of 77,906 and an overall student population of 35,548. Approximately 35,548 of Tuscaloosa's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Tuscaloosa, by student population, is The University of Alabama. In 2010, The University of Alabama graduated approximately 223 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 299 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Tuscaloosa's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Tuscaloosa's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,381 per year in instate tuition and $28,481 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,333 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,615 per year, on average, for room and board at Tuscaloosa-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,300.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Tuscaloosa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 forensic nurses in Alabama were working in the greater Tuscaloosa area. Tuscaloosa's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Tuscaloosa is $72,770 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166
9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522
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3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403