With an overall population of 83,048 and a student population of 10,770, approximately 10,133 of Hammond students attend one of Hammond's schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Hammond, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Purdue University-Calumet Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Calumet Campus graduated approximately 138 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 138 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree in Hammond. If you decide to attend one of Hammond's forensic nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,585 per year in instate tuition and $24,872 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,545.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic nursing, if you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Hammond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 forensic nurses in Indiana were working in the greater Hammond area. By the year 2018, the number of forensic nurses is expected to increase by 15% in Hammond. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
As a forensic nurse in Hammond, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for forensic nurses in the state.
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