Arcata has a general population of 16,651 and an overall student population of 7,954. Approximately 7,954 of Arcata's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Arcata, by student population, is Humboldt State University. In 2010, Humboldt State University graduated approximately 58 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 58 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Arcata in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Arcata's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,465 per year in instate tuition and $30,625 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,528 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Arcata. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,377.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Arcata, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 679 forensic nurses in California were working in the greater Arcata area. Arcata's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Arcata, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.