Mishawaka has a total population of 46,557 and a student population of 2,370. Of these students, 2,165 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
Of the 1 forensic nursing schools in Mishawaka, the largest forensic nursing school, by student population, is Bethel College. In 2010, Bethel College graduated approximately 113 students with credentials in forensic nursing.
A reported 113 students graduated with credentials in forensic nursing in Mishawaka in 2010. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Mishawaka, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,578.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,560 for forensic nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,250 per year, on average, for room and board at Mishawaka-based forensic nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,138.
If you plan on staying in Mishawaka after graduating from forensic nursing school, you should know that job prospects for forensic nurses in Mishawaka, which is the most popular forensic nursing profession, are good. There were 7,350 forensic nurses working in Indiana and 280 working in the greater Mishawaka area in 2010. The government projects that the number of forensic nurses in Mishawaka will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Mishawaka is $71,640 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545-5591