Avon Park has a general population of 8,542 and an overall student population of 2,902. Approximately 2,902 of Avon Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Avon Park, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is South Florida Community College. In 2010, South Florida Community College graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Avon Park. Tuition in 2009 at Avon Park's forensic nursing schools was $9,489 per year for instate students and $16,589 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $947 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,384.
If you plan on staying in Avon Park after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Avon Park, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 8,660 forensic nurses working in Florida and 100 working in the greater Avon Park area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Avon Park will increase by 18% 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 Avon Park is $83,890 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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