Trinidad has a general population of 9,078 and an overall student population of 1,812. Approximately 1,812 of Trinidad's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Trinidad, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Trinidad State Junior College. In 2010, approximately 69 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Trinidad State Junior College.
In 2010, 69 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Trinidad's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Trinidad's forensic nursing schools was $14,732 per year for instate students and $17,533 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,749 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,874 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,443.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Trinidad, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,710 forensic nurses in Colorado, 160 were working in the greater Trinidad area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Trinidad. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Trinidad, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.