Palos Heights has a total population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450. Of these students, 1,450 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Palos Heights, by student population, is Trinity Christian College. In 2010, Trinity Christian College graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Palos Heights. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Palos Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,959.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus at one of the Palos Heights-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Palos Heights, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,980 forensic nurses in Illinois, 6,090 were working in the greater Palos Heights area. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Palos Heights 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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