With an overall population of 58,720 and a student population of 12,087, approximately 12,087 of Des Plaines students attend one of Des Plaines's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Des Plaines, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Oakton Community College. In 2010, approximately 80 students graduated from the Forensic Nursing program at Oakton Community College.
A reported 80 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Des Plaines in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Des Plaines, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,510.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Des Plaines, 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 Des Plaines area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Des Plaines will 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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