Avondale has a general population of 35,883 and an overall student population of 11,205. Approximately 7,202 of Avondale's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Avondale, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Estrella Mountain Community College. In 2010, approximately 77 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Estrella Mountain Community College.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Avondale's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Avondale was $1,734 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Avondale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,670 forensic nurses in Arizona. Of these forensic nurses, 4,450 were working in the greater Avondale area. The number of forensic nurses in Avondale is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Avondale, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,700 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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