Anchorage has a general population of 260,283 and an overall student population of 19,599. Approximately 17,276 of Anchorage's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Anchorage, by student population, is University of Alaska Anchorage. In 2010, approximately 215 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of Alaska Anchorage.
A reported 215 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Anchorage in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Anchorage's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,604 per year in instate tuition and $26,504 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,154 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,430 per year, on average, for room and board at Anchorage-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,542.
If you plan on staying in Anchorage after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Anchorage, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. There were 1,110 forensic nurses working in Alaska and 430 working in the greater Anchorage area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Anchorage will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
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