Edwardsville has a total population of 21,491 and a student population of 13,984. Of these students, 13,940 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Edwardsville, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. In 2010, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville graduated approximately 211 students from its forensic nursing program.
A reported 211 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Edwardsville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Edwardsville's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,531 per year in instate tuition and $33,833 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $715 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,470 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,070.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Edwardsville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 790 forensic nurses in Illinois, 130 were working in the greater Edwardsville area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 4% in Edwardsville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in Edwardsville is $53,380 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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