Forrest City has a total population of 14,774 and a student population of 1,758. Of these students, 1,530 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Forrest City, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is East Arkansas Community College. In 2010, East Arkansas Community College graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Forrest City in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Forrest City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,040.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Forrest City.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Forrest City, your job prospects are good. There were 2,280 forensic nurses working in Arkansas and 140 working in the greater Forrest City area in 2010. Forrest City's forensic nurse workforce is projected to 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 Forrest City is $66,520 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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