With an overall population of 10,858 and a student population of 3,226, approximately 3,226 of Magnolia students attend one of Magnolia's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is the largest forensic nursing school in Magnolia, based on student population. In 2010, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus graduated approximately 66 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 66 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Magnolia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,280 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Magnolia forensic nursing schools was an average of $18,920 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Magnolia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,624.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Magnolia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,280 forensic nurses in Arkansas, 180 were working in the greater Magnolia area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Magnolia. 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 Magnolia is $65,580 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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