There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Pensacola, Florida. Pensacola has a general population of 56,255 and an overall student population of 24,647. Approximately 22,741 of Pensacola's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Pensacola, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Pensacola State College. In 2010, Pensacola State College graduated approximately 138 students from its forensic nursing program.
A total of 186 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Pensacola in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,625 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pensacola forensic nursing schools was an average of $26,789 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,225 per year, on average, for room and board at Pensacola-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,513.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pensacola, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 forensic nurses in Florida were working in the greater Pensacola area. Pensacola's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Pensacola, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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