Cochran has a general population of 4,455 and an overall student population of 3,614. Approximately 3,614 of Cochran's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Middle Georgia College is the largest forensic nursing school in Cochran, based on student population. In 2010, Middle Georgia College graduated approximately 60 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Cochran. Tuition in 2009 at Cochran's forensic nursing schools was $11,768 per year for instate students and $19,250 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Cochran. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Cochran-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Cochran, your job prospects are good. There were 10,570 forensic nurses working in Georgia and 360 working in the greater Cochran area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Cochran will increase by 29% 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 Cochran is $63,250 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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