With an overall population of 21,675 and a student population of 22,544, approximately 22,389 of Kennesaw students attend one of Kennesaw's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Kennesaw's largest forensic nursing school is Kennesaw State University. Approximately 211 students graduated in 2010 from Kennesaw State University with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 211 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Kennesaw's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Kennesaw's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,553 per year in instate tuition and $27,245 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Kennesaw-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,017 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Kennesaw, your job prospects are good. There were 10,570 forensic nurses working in Georgia and 6,420 working in the greater Kennesaw area in 2010. Kennesaw's forensic nurse workforce is projected 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 Kennesaw is $78,680 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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