Boca Raton has a total population of 74,764 and a student population of 30,283. Of these students, 27,637 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Boca Raton, by student population, is Florida Atlantic University. In 2010, approximately 402 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Florida Atlantic University.
In 2010, 402 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Boca Raton's forensic nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Boca Raton's forensic nursing schools was $15,439 per year for instate students and $26,116 per year for out of state students.
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 $9,582 per year, on average, for room and board at Boca Raton-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Boca Raton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 forensic nurses in Florida were working in the greater Boca Raton area. The number of forensic nurses in Boca Raton is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Boca Raton, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,450 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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