With an overall population of 23,682 and a student population of 8,873, approximately 8,814 of Russellville students attend one of Russellville's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Russellville's largest forensic nursing school is Arkansas Tech University. In 2010, Arkansas Tech University graduated approximately 91 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Russellville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Russellville's forensic nursing schools was $13,688 per year for instate students and $17,696 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,380 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Russellville-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Russellville, your job prospects are good. There were 2,280 forensic nurses working in Arkansas and 100 working in the greater Russellville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Russellville will 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 Russellville is $61,020 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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