There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Riverside, California. Riverside has a general population of 255,166 and an overall student population of 63,981. Approximately 40,689 of Riverside's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Riverside Community College is the largest forensic nursing school in Riverside, based on student population. Approximately 196 students graduated in 2010 from Riverside Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 241 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Riverside in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Riverside, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,040.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Riverside-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,448.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Riverside, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 2,140 working in the greater Riverside area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Riverside is expected to 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 Riverside is $89,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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