El Dorado has a general population of 21,530 and an overall student population of 1,831. Approximately 1,772 of El Dorado's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in El Dorado, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is South Arkansas Community College. In 2010, South Arkansas Community College graduated approximately 19 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of El Dorado's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,792 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,906 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in El Dorado, your job prospects are good. There were 2,280 forensic nurses working in Arkansas and 180 working in the greater El Dorado area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in El Dorado 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 El Dorado is $65,580 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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