Champaign has a total population of 67,518 and a student population of 53,696. Of these students, 9,633 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Champaign, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Parkland College. In 2010, approximately 79 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Parkland College.
A reported 79 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Champaign in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,760 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Champaign, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois. Of these forensic nurses, 110 were working in the greater Champaign area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 15% in Champaign. 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 Champaign is $55,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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