Costa Mesa has a total population of 108,724 and a student population of 27,906. Of these students, 1,923 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Costa Mesa, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Vanguard University of Southern California. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Vanguard University of Southern California with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Costa Mesa. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Costa Mesa was $25,452 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Costa Mesa. And if you live on campus at one of the Costa Mesa-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,858 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,300 forensic nurses in California, 1,980 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. Costa Mesa's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Costa Mesa, you can expect to make an average salary of $95,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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