Fullerton has a general population of 126,003 and an overall student population of 60,112. Approximately 36,262 of Fullerton's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
California State University-Fullerton is the largest forensic nursing school in Fullerton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 205 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at California State University-Fullerton.
In 2010, 205 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Fullerton. If you decide to attend one of Fullerton's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,182 per year in instate tuition and $30,142 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,775 per year, on average, for room and board at Fullerton-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Fullerton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,300 forensic nurses in California. Of these forensic nurses, 1,980 were working in the greater Fullerton area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Fullerton will increase by 17% 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 Fullerton is $95,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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