Winter Haven has a general population of 26,487 and an overall student population of 10,042. Approximately 9,437 of Winter Haven's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Winter Haven's largest forensic nursing school is Polk State College. In 2010, Polk State College graduated approximately 138 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 138 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Winter Haven. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,585 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Winter Haven, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,660 forensic nurses in Florida, 130 were working in the greater Winter Haven area. The number of forensic nurses in Winter Haven is expected to 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 Winter Haven is $90,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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