Danbury has a general population of 74,848 and an overall student population of 6,723. Approximately 6,617 of Danbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Danbury's largest forensic nursing school is Western Connecticut State University. In 2010, Western Connecticut State University graduated approximately 63 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 63 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Danbury in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Danbury's forensic nursing schools was $22,055 per year for instate students and $31,747 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Danbury. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Danbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,750 forensic nurses in Connecticut. Of these forensic nurses, 290 were working in the greater Danbury area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 7% in Danbury. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Danbury is $98,240 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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