With an overall population of 26,443 and a student population of 2,455, approximately 2,455 of Freeport students attend one of Freeport's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Freeport, by student population, is Highland Community College. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from Highland Community College with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Freeport. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,184 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Freeport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois, 150 were working in the greater Freeport area. The number of forensic nurses in Freeport is expected 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 Freeport is $73,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.
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