Belleville has a general population of 41,410 and an overall student population of 14,458. Approximately 14,440 of Belleville's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Belleville's largest forensic nursing school is Southwestern Illinois College. Approximately 59 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern Illinois College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Belleville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,380 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,008 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Belleville after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Belleville, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 66 forensic nurses in Illinois were working in the greater Belleville area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 4% in Belleville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Belleville is $53,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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