Santa Ana has a total population of 337,977 and a student population of 32,249. Of these students, 31,073 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Santa Ana, by student population, is Santa Ana College. Approximately 130 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Ana College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 130 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Santa Ana's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Santa Ana, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $652.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Santa Ana, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 forensic nurses in California were working in the greater Santa Ana area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Santa Ana. 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 Santa Ana is $95,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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