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Forensic Nursing Schools in Springfield, Illinois

Forensic Nursing Schools in Springfield, IL

Springfield, Illinois has 3 forensic nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in forensic nursing. With an overall population of 111,454 and a student population of 14,629, approximately 12,733 of Springfield students attend one of Springfield's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.

Springfield's largest forensic nursing school is Lincoln Land Community College. In 2010, Lincoln Land Community College graduated approximately 104 students from its forensic nursing program.

A reported 146 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Springfield in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Springfield's forensic nursing schools was $19,740 per year for instate students and $27,060 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,230 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Springfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Springfield-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,908.

Forensic Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Springfield

After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Springfield, your job prospects are good. There were 8,980 forensic nurses working in Illinois and 270 working in the greater Springfield area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Springfield will 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 Springfield is $78,030 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for forensic nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Forensic Nursing Degree in Springfield
  • Associates Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing Classes
  • Forensic Nursing Courses
  • Forensic Nursing Training

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  1. 1Lincoln Land Community CollegeLincoln Land Community College

    Address:
    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2University of Illinois at SpringfieldUniversity of Illinois at Springfield

    Address:
    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3St Johns CollegeSt Johns College

    Address:
    729 E. Carpenter St, Springfield, Illinois 62702

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

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