Statesboro has a general population of 22,698 and an overall student population of 21,505. Approximately 19,086 of Statesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Statesboro's largest forensic nursing school is Georgia Southern University. In 2010, approximately 127 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Georgia Southern University.
In 2010, 127 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Statesboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,640 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Statesboro forensic nursing schools was an average of $29,616 per year in 2009.
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 Statesboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board at Statesboro-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Statesboro after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Statesboro, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 10,570 forensic nurses working in Georgia and 160 working in the greater Statesboro area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Statesboro is expected to increase by 29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Statesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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