Douglas has a general population of 10,639 and an overall student population of 2,000. Approximately 2,000 of Douglas's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Douglas's largest forensic nursing school is South Georgia College. In 2010, South Georgia College graduated approximately 67 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Douglas. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,758 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Douglas forensic nursing schools was an average of $18,260 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,782.
If you plan on staying in Douglas after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Douglas, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 forensic nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Douglas area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 29% in Douglas. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Douglas, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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