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Forensic Nursing Schools in Columbus, Georgia

Forensic Nursing Schools in Columbus, GA

If you are interested in pursuing forensic nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Columbus, Georgia. With an overall population of 185,781 and a student population of 12,828, approximately 12,350 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Columbus, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Columbus State University. In 2010, Columbus State University graduated approximately 96 students from its forensic nursing program.

In 2010, 158 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Columbus. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,043 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Columbus forensic nursing schools was an average of $29,657 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,287 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Columbus. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,302.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Columbus

After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Columbus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 forensic nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Columbus area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Columbus will increase by 29% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

As a forensic nurse in Columbus, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,840 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Columbus
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1Columbus State UniversityColumbus State University

    4225 University Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Columbus Technical CollegeColumbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate