Hayward, California has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Hayward has a total population of 140,030 and a student population of 32,761. Of these students, 30,124 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
California State University-East Bay is the largest forensic nursing school in Hayward, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 154 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at California State University-East Bay.
In 2010, 191 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Hayward. Tuition in 2009 at Hayward's forensic nursing schools was $20,931 per year for instate students and $32,091 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,686 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,218 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,499.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Hayward, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 2,540 working in the greater Hayward area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Hayward will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Hayward is $101,070 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California 94545
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