Juneau has a general population of 30,711 and an overall student population of 3,260. Approximately 3,260 of Juneau's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Juneau, by student population, is University of Alaska Southeast. In 2010, University of Alaska Southeast graduated approximately 0 students from its forensic nursing program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,106 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Juneau forensic nursing schools was an average of $24,006 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,077 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Juneau. And if you live on campus at one of the Juneau-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,430 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,676.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Juneau, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,110 forensic nurses in Alaska, 70 were working in the greater Juneau area. Juneau's forensic nurse workforce is projected to decrease by 0% 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 Juneau is $85,060 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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