Galesburg has a total population of 33,706 and a student population of 4,068. Of these students, 2,661 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Galesburg's largest forensic nursing school is Carl Sandburg College. In 2010, Carl Sandburg College graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Galesburg's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Galesburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,144.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $868 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Galesburg after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Galesburg, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois. Of these forensic nurses, 420 were working in the greater Galesburg area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 15% in Galesburg. 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 Galesburg is $71,320 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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