With an overall population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585, approximately 13,493 of Pocatello students attend one of Pocatello's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Pocatello's largest forensic nursing school is Idaho State University. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 196 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 196 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Pocatello. Tuition in 2009 at Pocatello's forensic nursing schools was $15,092 per year for instate students and $24,894 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Pocatello. And if you live on campus at one of the Pocatello-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,510 forensic nurses in Idaho, 70 were working in the greater Pocatello area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 22% in Pocatello. 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 Pocatello is $53,720 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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