Conway has a total population of 43,167 and a student population of 13,986. Of these students, 11,781 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
University of Central Arkansas is the largest forensic nursing school in Conway, based on student population. In 2010, University of Central Arkansas graduated approximately 111 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 111 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Conway in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,038 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Conway forensic nursing schools was an average of $23,243 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 at one of the Conway-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,880 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Conway after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Conway, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,280 forensic nurses in Arkansas, 830 were working in the greater Conway area. The number of forensic nurses in Conway is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Conway is $78,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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