Thatcher has a general population of 4,022 and an overall student population of 7,241. Approximately 7,241 of Thatcher's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Thatcher, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Eastern Arizona College. In 2010, Eastern Arizona College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
Tuition in 2009 at Thatcher's forensic nursing schools was $11,538 per year for instate students and $18,138 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $885 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Thatcher. And if you live on campus at one of the Thatcher-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,075 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,049.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Thatcher, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 63 forensic nurses in Arizona were working in the greater Thatcher area. The number of forensic nurses in Thatcher is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Thatcher, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,700 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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