Lihue has a total population of 5,674 and a student population of 1,345. Of these students, 1,345 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Lihue, by student population, is Kauai Community College. In 2010, Kauai Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Lihue's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,956 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $879 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Lihue, your job prospects are good. There were 1,070 forensic nurses working in Hawaii and 160 working in the greater Lihue area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Lihue. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Lihue, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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