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Forensic Nursing Schools in Hilo, Hawaii

Forensic Nursing Schools in Hilo, HI

If you are interested in pursuing forensic nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Hilo, Hawaii. With an overall population of 40,759 and a student population of 7,249, approximately 7,249 of Hilo students attend one of Hilo's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Hilo's largest forensic nursing school is University of Hawaii at Hilo. In 2010, University of Hawaii at Hilo graduated approximately 42 students from its forensic nursing program.

In 2010, 61 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Hilo. Tuition in 2009 at Hilo's forensic nursing schools was $14,596 per year for instate students and $24,100 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $999 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,546 per year, on average, for room and board at Hilo-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,329.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Hilo

Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hilo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,070 forensic nurses in Hawaii. Of these forensic nurses, 160 were working in the greater Hilo area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Hilo. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Hilo is $83,490 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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Current Listings

  1. 1University of Hawaii at HiloUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2Hawaii Community CollegeHawaii Community College

    1175 Manono St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree