With an overall population of 7,736 and a student population of 5,763, approximately 5,741 of Glenwood Springs students attend one of Glenwood Springs's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Glenwood Springs, by student population, is Colorado Mountain College. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Colorado Mountain College.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Glenwood Springs. If you decide to attend one of Glenwood Springs's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,509 per year in instate tuition and $17,309 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,040 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Glenwood Springs after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Glenwood Springs, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,710 forensic nurses in Colorado. Of these forensic nurses, 170 were working in the greater Glenwood Springs area. The number of forensic nurses in Glenwood Springs is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Glenwood Springs is $78,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.