There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta has a general population of 416,474 and an overall student population of 92,079. Approximately 43,357 of Atlanta's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Atlanta's largest forensic nursing school is Georgia State University. Approximately 157 students graduated in 2010 from Georgia State University with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 278 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Atlanta. Tuition in 2009 at Atlanta's forensic nursing schools was $37,139 per year for instate students and $46,244 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Atlanta-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $9,963 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,018.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Atlanta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,570 forensic nurses in Georgia, 6,420 were working in the greater Atlanta area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Atlanta will 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 Atlanta is $78,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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