Fairfield's largest forensic nursing school is Fairfield University. In 2010, approximately 133 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Fairfield University.
A reported 133 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Fairfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Fairfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,490.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
If you plan on staying in Fairfield after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Fairfield, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,750 forensic nurses in Connecticut. Of these forensic nurses, 760 were working in the greater Fairfield area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 7% in Fairfield. 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 Fairfield is $86,050 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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