There are 2 forensic nursing schools in San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino has a total population of 185,401 and a student population of 35,164. Of these students, 32,768 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in San Bernardino, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is California State University-San Bernardino. In 2010, California State University-San Bernardino graduated approximately 180 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 267 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in San Bernardino in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,350 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Bernardino forensic nursing schools was an average of $30,510 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,476 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Bernardino-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,987 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,819.
If you plan on staying in San Bernardino after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in San Bernardino, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 28,300 forensic nurses working in California and 2,140 working in the greater San Bernardino area in 2010. San Bernardino'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in San Bernardino is $89,400 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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