Albany, Georgia has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. Albany has a total population of 76,939 and a student population of 14,289. Of these students, 10,327 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Darton College is the largest forensic nursing school in Albany, based on student population. In 2010, Darton College graduated approximately 210 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 247 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Albany in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Albany's forensic nursing schools was $13,629 per year for instate students and $21,026 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,485 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,443 per year, on average, for room and board at Albany-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,876.
If you plan on staying in Albany after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Albany, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 10,570 forensic nurses working in Georgia and 130 working in the greater Albany area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Albany is expected to increase by 29% by the year 2018. 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 Albany is $71,370 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098
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504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705