Prescott has a general population of 33,938 and an overall student population of 11,158. Approximately 8,276 of Prescott's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Prescott's largest forensic nursing school is Yavapai College. Approximately 114 students graduated in 2010 from Yavapai College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 114 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Prescott. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,312 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Prescott forensic nursing schools was an average of $15,982 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,020 per year, on average, for room and board at Prescott-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,292.
If you plan on staying in Prescott after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Prescott, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 6,670 forensic nurses in Arizona. Of these forensic nurses, 160 were working in the greater Prescott area. The number of forensic nurses in Prescott is expected to increase by 14% 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 Prescott is $87,150 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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