Bloomington has a total population of 64,808 and a student population of 2,202. Of these students, 2,066 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Bloomington's largest forensic nursing school is Illinois Wesleyan University. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Illinois Wesleyan University.
A total of 29 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Bloomington in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Bloomington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,982.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $780 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bloomington-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,776 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Bloomington, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois. Of these forensic nurses, 80 were working in the greater Bloomington area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 15% in Bloomington. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Bloomington is $83,990 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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