With an overall population of 10,912 and a student population of 5,069, approximately 3,567 of Arkadelphia students attend one of Arkadelphia's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Henderson State University is the largest forensic nursing school in Arkadelphia, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Henderson State University.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Arkadelphia's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Arkadelphia's forensic nursing schools was $15,881 per year for instate students and $19,961 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Arkadelphia-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,398 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arkadelphia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,280 forensic nurses in Arkansas. Of these forensic nurses, 180 were working in the greater Arkadelphia area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Arkadelphia will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Arkadelphia is $65,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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