Palatine has a general population of 65,479 and an overall student population of 15,711. Approximately 15,711 of Palatine's students are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Harper College is the largest forensic nursing school in Palatine, based on student population. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 79 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 79 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Palatine. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,610 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for forensic nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Palatine after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Palatine, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois. Of these forensic nurses, 6,090 were working in the greater Palatine area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Palatine 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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