Rensselaer has a total population of 5,294 and a student population of 1,011. Of these students, 1,011 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic nursing programs.
The largest forensic nursing school in Rensselaer, by student population, is Saint Josephs College. In 2010, Saint Josephs College graduated approximately 43 students from its forensic nursing program.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of Rensselaer's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to attend a forensic nursing school in Rensselaer, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,530.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a forensic nursing program in Rensselaer. And if you live on campus at one of the Rensselaer-based forensic nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in Rensselaer, your job prospects are good. There were 7,350 forensic nurses working in Indiana and 690 working in the greater Rensselaer area in 2010. The number of forensic nurses in Rensselaer is expected to 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 Rensselaer is $69,680 per year, which is lower than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
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