Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Northridge, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is California State University-Northridge. In 2010, California State University-Northridge graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 64 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Northridge. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,449 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Northridge forensic nursing schools was an average of $32,609 per year in 2009.
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 Northridge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,137 per year, on average, for room and board at Northridge-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,825.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Northridge, your job prospects are good. Northridge's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.