Danville, Illinois has 2 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 33,904 and a student population of 3,913, approximately 3,862 of Danville students attend one of Danville's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 2 forensic nursing schools in Danville, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Lakeview College of Nursing. Approximately 129 students graduated in 2010 from Lakeview College of Nursing with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 181 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Danville's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Danville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,730.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Danville after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Danville, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 171 forensic nurses in Illinois were working in the greater Danville area. Danville's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Danville is $81,150 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.