There are 2 forensic nursing schools in Canton, Illinois. Canton has a general population of 15,288 and an overall student population of 2,194. Approximately 2,194 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Spoon River College is the largest forensic nursing school in Canton, based on student population. In 2010, Spoon River College graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Canton's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,948 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,997 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Canton.
Many forensic nursing graduates choose to work as forensic nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canton, your job prospects are good. There were 8,980 forensic nurses working in Illinois and 420 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. Canton's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. 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 Canton is $71,320 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.