With an overall population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292, approximately 4,200 of Lewiston students attend one of Lewiston's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Lewiston's largest forensic nursing school is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, approximately 67 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Lewis-Clark State College.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Lewiston. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lewiston forensic nursing schools was an average of $26,076 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,520 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you plan on staying in Lewiston after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Lewiston, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 1,510 forensic nurses working in Idaho and 80 working in the greater Lewiston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Lewiston will increase by 22% 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 Lewiston is $66,110 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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