Walnut has a general population of 30,004 and an overall student population of 29,935. Approximately 29,935 of Walnut's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Walnut, by student population, is Mt. San Antonio College. Approximately 145 students graduated in 2010 from Mt. San Antonio College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 145 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Walnut's forensic nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at forensic nursing schools in Walnut was $658 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Walnut, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,300 forensic nurses in California. Of these forensic nurses, 7,430 were working in the greater Walnut area. Walnut'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.
As a forensic nurse in Walnut, you can expect to make an average salary of $99,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.