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Forensic Nursing Schools in Gainesville, Florida

Forensic Nursing Schools in Gainesville, FL

Gainesville, Florida has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 95,447 and a student population of 66,405, approximately 65,734 of Gainesville students attend one of Gainesville's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

University of Florida is the largest forensic nursing school in Gainesville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 352 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at University of Florida.

In 2010, 493 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Gainesville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,183 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Gainesville forensic nursing schools was an average of $35,554 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $845 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,619.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Gainesville

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. There were 8,660 forensic nurses working in Florida and 230 working in the greater Gainesville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Gainesville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Gainesville is $103,860 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Gainesville
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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Current Listings

  1. 1University of FloridaUniversity of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Santa Fe CollegeSanta Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree