Chicago Heights has a general population of 32,776 and an overall student population of 5,854. Approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Chicago Heights, by student population, is Prairie State College. In 2010, Prairie State College graduated approximately 53 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A total of 53 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing from forensic nursing schools in Chicago Heights in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Chicago Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,228.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,360 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois. Of these forensic nurses, 6,090 were working in the greater Chicago Heights area. Chicago Heights'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.
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